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a faint zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere


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Capricornus is home to the distinctive globular cluster NGC 7099, or Messier 30, also known as Bennet 128, which is situated about 3 degrees east of the magnitude 3.
here's the battering-ram, Capricornus, or the Goat; full tilt, he comes rushing, and headlong we are tossed; when Aquarius, or the Water-bearer, pours out his whole deluge and drowns us; and to wind up with Pisces, or the Fishes, we sleep.
The festival presents music by little-known Baroque French, Italian and Spanish composers, as well as the better-known such as Samuel Capricornus, Johann Jacob Froberger, Johann Heinrich Schmelzer, Jan Krtitel Krumpholz, Jan Ladislav Dusik and great names like Jean Philippe Rameau, Francois Couperin, Christoph Wilibald Gluck, Antonio Vivaldi, Johann Sebastian Bach, Joseph Haydn and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Uranus is at opposition on September 5 and well placed in Aquarius while Neptune is in Capricornus and three degrees north of the moon on the same evening.
Like Capricornus, it is a good time to transplant, graft, or prune.
Samuel Capricornus (1628-1665), who served as civic music director in the city of Pressburg (now Bratislava) and then as Kapellmeister to the Duke of Wurttemberg in Stuttgart, produced a significant corpus of sacred music during his relatively brief life.
The international team of astronomers began hunting solar twins with a 2006 sky survey that tagged HIP 102152, which is located about 250 light-years away in the constellation Capricornus.
Buyer of 100% stake in Westec is Capricornus Investments Limited.
At the end of the night, the Messiers in Aquarius (M2, M73 and M74) and Capricornus (M30) will be pretty difficult to catch before sunrise.
Uranus and Neptune are both morning objects in the constellation of Aquarius and Capricornus respectively.
The minor planet Vesta is still well placed in Capricornus at around 5th magnitude.
The jumps action comes from Haydock, where Capricornus is taken to put behind him his disappointing National Hunt debut in the Costco Haydock Juvenile Hurdle (2.
20 Wolverhampton, nap) Improving with experience and beaten only half a length by the Mark Johnstontrained Capricornus over course and distance last month.
Uranus and Neptune may be found close to the full moon around the 18th - 20th but whereas Uranus is still a morning object in Aquarius, Neptune is at opposition on the 8th (opposite side of the Earth from the sun) and so moves into the evening sky in the constellation of Capricornus.
Early in December it moves into Capricornus where it remains until year-end.