Sycorax


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Sycorax

(sĭk`ərăks'), in astronomy, one of the natural satellites, or moons, of UranusUranus
, in astronomy, 7th planet from the sun, at a mean distance of 1.78 billion mi (2.87 billion km), with an orbit lying between those of Saturn and Neptune; its period of revolution is slightly more than 84 years.
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Sycorax

(sik -ŏ-raks) See Uranus's satellites.

Sycorax

[sī ′kȯr‚aks]
(astronomy)
A small satellite of Uranus in a retrograde orbit with a mean distance of 7,550,000 miles (12,150,000 kilometers), eccentricity of 0.504, and sidereal period of 3.53 years.
References in classic literature ?
If you had told Sycorax that her son Caliban was as handsome as Apollo, she would have been pleased, witch as she was.
6 CARDIFF: Kylie Minogue's frilly waitress dress, the Cybermen, Sycorax and the Ood are on display at the revamped Doctor Who exhibition at the Red Dragon Centre in Cardiff Bay.
The new-look Doctor takes Rose home for the festive season, just as the planet comes under threat from evil alien race the Sycorax.
Cassandra, the Sycorax Leader, and Moxx of Balhoon will come out later this year.
But as has been very widely noted, Caliban is scarcely a cooperative "mnemonic other," insisting that "this island's mine, by Sycorax my mother," (Tempest 1.
Over one hundred and twenty lines are devoted to Prospero's wrangling, first with Ariel then with Caliban, about the nature and effect of "this damned witch Sycorax.
As you can probably tell, the episode isn't without a sense of humour, with the Doctor at one point breaking off from making a moving speech to the evil alien Sycorax about the sanctity of life to declare, "Oh.
The 60-minute Christmas special tells of Earth being under threat from alien Sycorax and features actress Penelope Wilton.
For example, she intimates that Sycorax, in her role as a queen/mother, shapes Caliban's understanding of what it means to rule, but she doesn't offer a thorough enough exploration of how this might have occurred.
Caliban remains the central figure of analysis, but Sycorax and Miranda are also constant reference points, whereas other characters, even Prospero, feature hardly at all.
100) that Medea and Circe cast over The Tempest through Sycorax, as well of their relationship to the play's use of the grotesque and occlusion of the female.
31] In Act 1, Scene 2, during a conversation with Ariel which serves as scene-setting narration, Prospero describes Caliban's mother Sycorax as (according to the reading of F1) 'this blew ey'd hag'.