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a faint zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere


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East (left) of Capricornus is the next constellation of the zodiac: Aquarius, the Water Bearer, also dating from Mesopotamia and closely allied with the Capricornus boat, which he sometimes rode.
The name 'Tropic of Capricornus' originates from the fact that when first observed towards the east it indicates the point of the winter solstice, this solstice at present being 33o to the west in the figure of Sagittarius.
The buyer is Capricornus Investments Limited, which is based in the British Virgin Islands.
The sale of Westec is subject to customary closing conditions, including approval by Russiaa[euro](tm)s antitrust regulator, and is expected to be wrapped up in January 2013.Country: RussiaSector: Construction/Real EstateTarget: Westec Four Winds LimitedBuyer: Capricornus Investments LimitedVendor: AFI Development plcDeal size in USD: 110mType: DivestmentStatus: AgreedComment: The deal size refers to the maximum possible price.
Buyer of 100% stake in Westec is Capricornus Investments Limited.
MUSSELBURGH: 12.10 Auberge, 12.40 Capricornus, 1.15 Guns And Butter, 1.50 Mini Beck, 2.25 Switched Off, 2.55 Kosta Brava, 3.30 First Rock.
Lying in a watery region of the sky along with Pisces (the Fishes), Cetus (the Whale) and Capricornus (the Sea Goat), Aquarius (the Water Carrier) is an ancient constellation.
Others to follow Kempton 6.00 Sir Frank Wappat, 6.30 Manxman, 7.00 Parhelion, 7.30 Capricornus, 8.30 Nacho Libre.
ROCKAVON (of the Sunday Mail) Today's nap: CAPRICORNUS (6.35 Wolves) KLONDYKE TOTAL IMPACT (1.30 Lingfield) RUBENSTAR (2.00 Lingfield) CARMENERO (7.05 Wolves) POT LUCK Catterick placepot 12.50 - 3, 4; 1.20 - 4; 1.50 - 4, 6; 2.20 - 1, 2; 2.55 - 3; 3.30 - 1.
Further evidence for this is that Amalthea is another name for the constellation, Capricornus, the goat.
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.
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.
Beginning with Capricornus, there are six ascending
Last month in this column we explored some surprising facts about the constellation Capricornus, the Sea Goat.
Well south of Delphinus is large but faint Capricornus, the Sea-Goat--a creature whose front half is goat and back half is fish.