COMING TO THE SHRINERS Country Western Night On November 30

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — The Aleppo Shriners are holding its annual Country Western Night, featuring The Goat Roper Band and DJ Rich & Kathleen Crocker, on Friday, November 30, 2018 in the Fez Room at the Shriners Auditorium (99 Fordham Road). Doors open at 6:30pm. Dance lessons begin at 8pm. Tickets cost $10. Kids 12 and under are FREE. All proceeds will benefit the Shriners Transportation Fund.Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedCOMING TO THE SHRINERS: Country Western Night On August 6In “Community”The Wilmington Insider For November 30, 2018In “5 Things To Do Today”SAVE THE DATE: Feztival of Trees Coming To Shriners Auditorium On November 22-24In “Community”last_img read more

3 sustain burn injuries in Ctg cylinder blast

first_imgfireAt least three workers on Tuesday sustained burn injuries as a gas cylinder went off in a factory of Sitakunda in the district.The injured workers — Ram Das (28), Razib De (26) and Monir (55) — were admitted to burn unit of Chittagong Medical College and Hospital.Sub-inspector of Chittagong Medical College police out-post Amir said the cylinder exploded while the workers were cooking their food outside S S Rupantor factory.Aniruddha Das, a senior worker of the factory said that the factory authorities will bear all the expenses for treatment of the workers.last_img

PM Hasina asks China to exert pressure on Myanmar

first_imgChinese state councillor and minister of public security Zhao Kezhi meets prime minister Sheikh Hasina at Ganabhaban on Thursday, 25 October, 2018. Photo: PIDPrime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged China to put pressure on Myanmar so that it takes back Rohingyas who were displaced from their homeland in Rakhine state.She made the call when visiting Chinese state councillor and minister of public security Zhao Kezhi met her at her official residence Ganobhaban in the city, reports UNB.After the meeting, the prime minister’s press secretary Ihsanul Karim briefed reporters.Sheikh Hasina hoped that China will play a positive and constructive role in resolving the Rohingya crisis, saying Chinese initiative will significantly help end the problem.Talking about the longest sea bridge built in China, she said Bangladesh is a riverine country and it needs to construct many bridges, seeking Chinese cooperation in this regard.Seeking more Chinese investment in Bangladesh, the Prime Minister said her government has kept aside land where Chinese entrepreneurs can develop their industries.In reply, the Chinese state councillor hoped that the investors of his country will respond to the call.He said China always supports Bangladesh as an independent and sovereign country.Highly praising dynamic leadership of prime minister Sheikh Hasina, Zhao Kezhi said Bangladesh’s development in recent years is just amazing.Noting that China itself is a developing country, he said Bangladesh has also been graduated to a developing nation.Raising the issue of terrorism, the prime minister mentioned her government’s zero-tolerance policy and recently enacted law to combat cybercrimes.In response, the Chinese junior minister Minister said his country is ready to provide necessary technical assistance to Bangladesh in this regard.Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan, the prime minister’s principal secretary Nojibur Rahman, the prime minister’s military secretary major general Mia Md Jainul Abedin, inspector general of police Mohammad Javed Patwary, Security Services Division secretary Farid Uddin Ahmed Chowdhury and public security division secretary Mostafa Kamal Uddin were present.last_img read more

National Capitol Labor Day Concert

first_imgThe Labor Day Concert at the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 3. The concert is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. on the West Front of the United States Capitol. The National Symphony Orchestra will play. The event is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required.last_img

Four new hot Jupiters discovered

first_img This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only. More information: C. Hellier, et al. WASP-South hot Jupiters: WASP-178b, WASP-184b, WASP-185b & WASP-192b arXiv:1907.11667v1 [astro-ph.EP]: arxiv.org/abs/1907.11667 Image credit: WASP-178b discovery data: (Top) The WASP data folded on the transit period. (Second panel) The EulerCAM transit lightcurve together with the fitted MCMC model. (Third panel) The CORALIE RV data and fitted model. (Bottom) The bisector spans of the CORALIE data (which provide a check against transit mimics). Credit: Hellier et al., 2019. Eight new ‘hot Jupiters’ discovered by astronomers Citation: Four new ‘hot Jupiters’ discovered (2019, August 5) retrieved 18 August 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2019-08-hot-jupiters.html Astronomers report the detection of four new “hot Jupiter” exoplanets as part of the WASP-south survey. The newfound alien worlds received designations: WASP-178b, WASP-184b, WASP-185b and WASP-192b. The discovery is detailed in a paper published July 26 on arXiv.org. © 2019 Science X Network Explore further The detection was made by a team of researchers led by Coel Hellier of the Keele University, U.K. They used the WASP-South telescope at the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) in South Africa. WASP (Wide Angle Search for Planets) is an international consortium conducting an ultra-wide angle search for exoplanets using the transit photometry method.The astronomers identified transit signals in the light curves of four stars during an observational campaign taking place between 2006 and 2014. The planetary nature of these signals was later confirmed by follow-up observations at the Euler-Swiss telescope and the TRAnsiting Planets and PlanetesImals Small Telescope (TRAPPIST), both located in Chile.”We report on four new transiting hot Jupiters discovered by the WASP-South survey. (…) The WASP-South photometry was accumulated into multi-year lightcurves for every cataloged star, which were then searched for transits using automated routines followed by human vetting of the search outputs. Planet candidates were then listed for follow-up observations by the TRAPPIST-South 0.6-m robotic photometer and the Euler/CORALIE spectrograph,” the astronomers wrote in the paper.All four newly identified alien worlds were classified as “hot Jupiters,” as they are similar in characteristics to the solar system’s biggest planet, with orbital periods of less than 10 days. Such exoplanets have high surface temperatures, as they orbit their parent stars very closely.Located about 1,360 light years away from the Earth, WASP-178b was even classified as an “ultra-hot Jupiter,” given that its day-side temperature exceeds 2,200 K. In the case of this planet, this parameter was calculated to be around 2,470 K, what makes it one of the hottest exoplanets of this type known to date. Observations show that WASP-178b has a radius approximately 81 percent larger than that of Jupiter, while its mass is around 1.66 Jupiter masses. It takes the planet about 3.34 days to fully orbit its host, WASP-178b (a star of spectral type A1V, around twice as massive as the sun, with an effective temperature of 9,350 K), at a distance of some 0.056 AU from it. The parent star turns out to be the second-hottest transit host so far identified.WASP-184b is the least massive planet out of the newly discovered quartet—with a mass of only 0.57 Jupiter masses, however, around 33 larger than Jupiter. The alien world was found to be transiting a G0 host, every 5.18 days, separated by approximately 0.063 from the star. The planet’s temperature was calculated to be around 1,480 K. The host is about 65 percent larger and 23 percent more massive than the sun, located nearly 2,100 light years away.WASP-185b has a radius of about 1.25 Jupiter radii and is approximately as massive as Jupiter. However, although its mass and radius are typical for “hot Jupiters,” it’s orbital parameters are rare among such planets. The observations indicate that this extrasolar world has an eccentric orbit (with an eccentricity of about 0.24) and a relatively long orbital period of about 9.4 days. The planet’s mean distance to the host is around 0.09 AU and its temperature was calculated to be 1,160 K. With an effective temperature of 5,900 K, the parent star is of spectral type G0 and has a mass of approximately 1.12 solar masses. The system is located about 900 light years away.WASP-192b is the most massive exoplanet reported in the paper. With a radius of about 1.23 Jupiter radii, it is around 2.3 times more massive than Jupiter. The planet orbits WASP-192 (a moderately evolved G0 star with a mass of approximately 1.09 solar masses and an effective temperature of 5,900 K) every 2.88 days, at a distance of some 0.04 AU from it. The planet’s temperature was measured to be about 1,620 K. The planetary system is approximately 1,600 light years away from the Earth.last_img read more