Morgan is both a given name and a surname, as well as the name of several places. The surname Morgan is of Welsh origin, meaning "of the sea", and is a popular family name in that country. Many Welsh families emigrated to Australia and the USA, thus many founding families in those countries carried the surname Morgan, which is reflected in a number of place names. The name, in female form Morgana, is given to a principal in the legends about King Arthur. See also Morganic or Morganatic marriage.
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Abella, Alex 2000 The Great American: A Novel. Simon & Schuster. ISBN 0743205480
Crawford, Donald 1997 Michael and Natasha. Scribner. ISBN 0684834308
Pope, Dudley 2001 Harry Morgan's Way: The Biography of Sir Henry Morgan 1635-1684 House of Stratus ISBN 1842324829
Strouse, Jean 2000 Morgan: American Financier. Harper Perennial. ISBN: 0060955899
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Pope, Dudley 2001 Harry Morgan's Way: The Biography of Sir Henry Morgan 1635-1684 House of Stratus ISBN 1842324829. Lecture Notes: Stellar Candles for the Extragalactic Distance Scale. Robert Gilmozzi and Massimo Della Valle, "Novae as Distance Indicators", pp. ISBN 0684834308. Gieren, eds. Scribner. (2) Alloin, D., and W. Crawford, Donald 1997 Michael and Natasha. Conceptual Astronomy New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1993.
ISBN 0743205480. (1) Zeilik, Michael. Simon & Schuster. Comparisons of nova-based distance estimates to various nearby galaxies and galaxy clusters with those done with Cepheid variable stars have shown them to be of comparable accuracy.(2). Abella, Alex 2000 The Great American: A Novel. Novae also have roughly the same absolute magnitude 15 days after their peak (-5.5). Australia. For instance, the distribution of their absolute magnitude is bimodal, with a main peak at magnitude -7.5, and a lesser one at -8.8.
There are also:. Novae have some promise for use as standard candles. USA. In this work he argued that a nearby object should be seen to move relative to the fixed stars, and that the nova had to be very far away. An agile fast breed of horse used to rope cattle . The astronomer Tycho Brahe observed the supernova SN 1572 in the constellation Cassiopeia, and described it in his book de stella nova (Latin for "concerning the new star"), giving rise to the name nova.
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Many Welsh families emigrated to Australia and the USA, thus many founding families in those countries carried the surname Morgan, which is reflected in a number of place names. Eventually, however, either the companion star will run out of material, or the white dwarf will undergo a nova so powerful that it is completely destroyed in the process. The surname Morgan is of Welsh origin, meaning "of the sea", and is a popular family name in that country. An example is RS Ophiuchi, which is known to have flared five times (in 1898, 1933, 1958, 1967, and 1985). Morgan is both a given name and a surname, as well as the name of several places. A white dwarf can potentially generate multiple novae over time as additional hydrogen continues to accrete onto its surface from its companion star. Morgan, Mariah Carey's Older Brother. Nonetheless, the accreted matter is blown off the star at velocities as high as several thousand kilometers per second, with a concurrent rise in luminosity from a few times solar to 50,000-100,000 times solar.(1).
Ru Fe Morgan is a fictional character in the anime/manga Oh My Goddess!. In spite of their violence, the amount of material ejected in novae is usually only about 1/10,000th of a solar mass, quite small relative to the mass of the white dwarf. Morgan Industries, one of the factions in Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri led by Nwabudike Morgan. The rise to peak brightness can be very rapid (as in fast novae) or gradual (as in slow novae); after the peak the brightness declines steadily.. Nwabudike Morgan, a fictional character in the computer game Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri. The enormous amount of energy liberated by this process blows the remaining gases away from the white dwarf's surface and produces an extremely bright outburst of light. Captain Morgan, famous rum. Eventually, the pressures and temperatures within the hydrogen layer becomes great enough to trigger a nuclear fusion reaction that rapidly converts a large amount of the hydrogen into helium and other heavier elements.
Morgan sea gypsies, seafaring minority ethnic group in the Andaman Sea. The white dwarf consists of degenerate matter, and so is largely unresponsive to heat, while the accreted hydrogen is not. Centimorgan, unit of recombinant frequency in genetics. The gases are compacted on the white dwarf's surface by its intense gravity, compressed and heated to very high temperatures as additional material is drawn in. Morgan le Fay, antagonist of Arthur of Britain. The captured gases consist primarily of hydrogen and helium, the two principal constituents of matter in the universe. Morgan State University, university in Baltimore, Maryland. The companion may be a main sequence star, or one that is aging and expanding into a red giant.
Morgan, graphic novel by Hugo Pratt. If a white dwarf has a close companion star that overflows its Roche lobe, the white dwarf will steadily accrete gas from the star's outer atmosphere. Morgan!, 1966 film. . Morgan Motor Company, brand of automobile. novae) is a cataclysmic nuclear explosion caused by the accretion of hydrogen onto the surface of a white dwarf star. Morgan horse, horse breed (see above). A nova (pl.
JPMorgan Chase & Co., American banking corporation. Under the Morgan-Keenan spectral classification scheme, novae are classified as Type-Q. Morgan, South Australia. T Pyxidis. Mount Morgan, California. T Coronae Borealis. New Morgan, Pennsylvania. RS Ophiuchi.
Morganville - archaic synonym for the fictional town Shelbyville in The Simpsons. Morganville, Washington. Morganville, Ohio. Morganville, New York.
Morganville, New Jersey. Morganville, Kansas. Morganville, Georgia. Morgantown, West Virginia.
Morgantown, Pennsylvania. Morgantown, Kentucky. Morgantown, Indiana. Morganton, North Carolina.
Morganton, Georgia. Morgan's Point Resort, Texas. Morgan's Point, Texas. Morgan Hill, California.
Morgan Farm Area, Texas. Morgan City, Mississippi. Morgan City, Louisiana. Fort Morgan, Colorado.
Morgan Township, Pennsylvania. Morgan Township, Minnesota. Morgan County, West Virginia. Morgan County, Utah.
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film editor and director. William Morgan (director), mid-20th Century U.S. 1829–1883), Premier of South Australia 1878-1881. William Morgan (Australian politician) (c.
Morgan, credited as having invented volleyball in Holyoke, Massachusetts on February 9, 1895. William G. William De Morgan (1839-1917), famed pottery and tile designer in Britain. political figure in the 1920s.
William Morgan Butler, U.S. William Wilson Morgan, 20th-century astronomer. William Morgan, scientist who won the Copley Medal in 1789 "for his two Papers on the values of Reversions and Survivorships, printed in the two last volumes of the Philosophical Transactions" (presumably in the field of actuarial science). William Morgan (anti-Mason), person whose disappearance sparked anti-Freemason hysteria in the United States.
William Morgan (Bible translator), 16th century translator of the Bible. Trevor Morgan (EastEnders), character in the British soap opera EastEnders. Trevor Morgan (actor), United States actor. Thomas Hunt Morgan, geneticist.
Sheryl Morgan, sprinter. Morgan, First Amendment scholar. Richard E. Peter Morgan, ran the Morgan Motor Company.
Lorrie Morgan, country music singer. Morgan, 19th Century pioneer of kinship studies. Lewis H. Kevin Morgan (porn star).
Morgan, mayor of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. John W. Senator. John Tyler Morgan, U.S.
Morgan, American financier and banker. P. J. John Morgan (poker player), winner of $1,500 No Limit Hold'em event at the 1996 World Series of Poker.
John Morgan (poet). John Morgan (journalist). John Morgan (golfer). John Morgan (etiquette expert).
John Morgan (comedian). John Morgan (bishop), Archbishop of Wales from 1949 to 1957. John Morgan, on-air pseudonym of British radio presenter and executive John Myers. Representative.
John Jordan Morgan, U.S. John Hunt Morgan, Confederate Brigadier General during the American Civil War. James Morgan, British architect and engineer. Harry Morgan, actor best known for his role in M*A*S*H.
Henry Morgan (comedian), American radio and television personality. Henry Morgan (merchant), Canadian retail merchant. Henry Morgan, seventeenth century Welsh privateer or pirate, became English Governor of Jamaica [.]. Morgan, designer of the Morgan Dollar.
George T. Morgan, African American inventor. Garrett A. David Morgan (frontiersman), West Virginian frontiersman.
David Morgan (businessman), Australian businessman. Dan Morgan (footballer), American football player. Chris Morgan (politician), British politician. Chris Morgan (powerlifter), powerlifting champion.
Chris Morgan (journalist), journalist working for The Sunday Times (UK). Chris Morgan (footballer), English football player. Chris Morgan, alias of professional wrestler Chris Kanyon (Klucsaritis). Chesty Morgan, Polish-born actress known for her large breasts.
Lloyd Morgan, behaviorist best known for coining Morgan's Canon. C. Billy Morgan, first man to drink beer in Ohio bar after 131 years of prohibition. Augustus de Morgan, British mathematician and logician.
Morgan Spurlock, documentarian. Morgan Russell, abstract painter. Morgan Morgan, pioneer. Morgan Lewis (songwriter).
Morgan Lewis (governor), Governor of New York. Morgan Hamm, gymnast. Morgan Freeman, actor. Morgan Fairchild, actress.