centaur


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(classical mythology) a mythical being that is half man and half horse

a conspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere near the Southern Cross

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Commenting on the award, Franklin Connellan, Business Development Manager of Centaur Asset Management's Dubai office, said,
Now scientists at MIT and elsewhere have detected a possible ring system around a second centaur, Chiron.
uk LEIGH EASTON, membership secretary, HMS Bulwark Albion Centaur Association
Founded by a former Audit Commission senior manager Keith Sobey in 2000, Centaur provided members of the public and institutions with the opportunity to invest in gaming related funds and in gambling.
Washington, July 26 ( ANI ): A new study of observations from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) has revealed that most centaurs - the small celestial bodies orbiting the sun between Jupiter and Neptune - are actually comets.
Centaur provided members of the public and institutions with the opportunity to invest in gaming-related funds and in gambling, but its clients, thought to number around 300, found themselves tens of thousands of pounds out of pocket when the firm, together with other subsidiaries of Centaur Corporate Holdings, suddenly called in administrators.
uk Leigh Easton HMS Bulwark Albion Centaur Association
uk/LEIGH EASTON Membership Secretary, HMS Bulwark Albion Centaur Association
Aurora Flight Sciences, a US-based company that designs and manufactures unmanned aircraft, has completed an initial fully automatic landing of its Centaur, optionally-piloted, aircraft.
Centaur has been designed to be able to fly as a normal manned aircraft, as an unmanned air vehicle (UAV), or in a "hybrid manned/unmanned" mode which allows control to be transferred between an onboard crew and a ground-based crew.
A Japanese submarine torpedoed Centaur off the coast of Queensland in 1943, killing 268 men and women on board.
Expedition leader David Mearns found sonar footage of the Centaur on December 20.
Now wreck hunters have found the Centaur lying in a trench 6700ft below the sea off Queensland.
One possible reason, suggests Randy Gladstone of the Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, is that the Centaur rocket struck at a relatively low velocity.
com LEIGH EASTON, Membership secretary, HMS Bulkwark, Albion and Centaur Association