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  • n. Genitive form of Virgo used when naming stars, such as α Virginis.


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  • According to a report in The Scotsman, the planets, whose masses range from 5.3 to 24.9 times that of the Earth, form a mini-solar system circling the star 61 Virginis, which is 27.8 light years away and can be seen with the naked eye.

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  • The planets, forming a mini-solar system, circle the star 61 Virginis which is just 27.8 light years away and can be seen with the naked eye.

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  • Butler was eager to explain exactly why the AAT remains such a godsend even though significantly more sophisticated telescopes are available, and his discoveries about the planets orbiting the star called 61 Virginis were exhibit A.

    First Contact

  • The Roman Catholic Church and the Eridani Caliphate are jostling for power and the events around the star Xi Virginis may tip the balance one way or the other.

    REVIEW: Heretics by S. Andrew Swann

  • Who will lay claim to this lost colony world around Xi Virginis?

    REVIEW: Prophets by S. Andrew Swann

  • Mallory poses as a mercenary and gets hired on a "scientific" mission to Xi Virginis that is really just a front for its mysterious leader: the long-lived, artificial intelligence named Tjaele Mosasa.

    REVIEW: Prophets by S. Andrew Swann

  • The discovery of a long-lost human colony planet around the star Xi Virginis, discovered via mysterious transmissions quoting the Book of Revelations, just might tip the scales in favor of the Caliphate.

    REVIEW: Prophets by S. Andrew Swann

  • BRIEF SYNOPSIS: The Roman Catholic Church and the Eiridani Caliphate race to claim a long-lost human colony world located near the star Xi Virginis.

    March 2009

  • Supplicationem servorum tuorum, Deus, miserator exaudi: ut, qui in Desponsatione Dei Genitricis et Virginis Mariæ congregamur; eius intercessionibus, a te de instantibus periculis eruamur.

    Well, it's been a quiet week here at The Inn. . . .

  • “Precibus et emitis Mariae semper Virginis … et omnium Sanctorum misereatur vestri omnipotens Deus et dimissis omnibus peccatis vestris, perducat vos Iesus Christus ad vitam Qternam.”

    The Tudors: King Takes Queen


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