What is Ra?

  • (noun): (astronomy) the angular distance eastward along the celestial equator from the vernal equinox to the intersection of the hour circle that passes through the body; expressed in hours and minutes and second; used with declination to specify positions on the celestial sphere.
    Synonyms: right ascension, celestial longitude
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on ra:

ra Klimková
... Věra Klimková (born Věra Leskovjanská on 11 August 1957 in Spišská Nová Ves) was a Czechoslovakian cross country skier who competed from 1982 to 1988 ...
Opéra Bouffon
... Opéra bouffon is the French term for the Italian genre of opera called opera buffa performed in 18th-century France, either in the original language or in French translation ... The term is sometimes confused with the French opéra comique ...
Key Works of The Czechoslovak New Wave
... The Sun in a Net by Štefan Uher (1962) Something Different by Věra Chytilová (1963) Black Peter by Miloš Forman (1963) The Fifth Horseman is Fear by Zbynek Brynych (1964) Loves of a Blonde by Milo ...
Vera Nabokov - Marriage To Nabokov
... translate Dostoyevsky in English, he met Véra's father, and he started playing chess with him ... Véra admired Vladimir's poetry, which was well-known through émigré publications, and went to his readings ... The details of the first meeting between Véra and Vladimir are uncertain he maintained it was at a charity ball on May 8 (or 9), 1923, but she denied this story ...
Visions (Sun Ra Album)
... LP format credited to Walt Dickerson (with Sun Ra) and later reissued on CD credited to Sun Ra and Walt Dickerson ...

More definitions of "Ra":

  • (noun): An intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores.
    Synonyms: radium, atomic number 88
  • (noun): Ancient hawk-headed Egyptian sun god; a universal creator.
    Synonyms: Re