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Oberon

(ō`bərŏn'), in astronomy, one of the moons, or natural satellites, 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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Oberon

(oh -bĕ-ron) The outermost satellite of Uranus, discovered in 1787 by William Herschel. Photographed by Voyager 2, its surface shows some large craters with bright rays emanating from them and with dark patches on their floors, possibly due to eruptions of dirty water. Oberon also has large mountains up to 6 km high and steep curved slopes. See also Uranus' satellites; Table 2, backmatter.
Collins Dictionary of Astronomy © Market House Books Ltd, 2006
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Oberon

 

a satellite of Uranus. Oberon is 1,460 km in diameter, and its mean distance from the center of Uranus is 587,000 km. Oberon was discovered in 1787 by W. Herschel. The plane of its orbit is almost perpendicular to the plane of Uranus’ orbit.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

Oberon

[′ō·bə‚rän]
(astronomy)
One of the five satellites of Uranus; diameter about 870 miles (1400 kilometers).
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Oberon

fairy king orders love charm placed on wife. [Br. Lit.: A Midsummer Night’s Dream]

Oberon

and Titania King and Queen of the Fairies. [Br. Drama: Shakespeare A Midsummer Night’s Dream]
See: Fairy

Oberon

King of Fairies; jealous of wife’s attachments. [Br. Lit.: A Midsummer Night’s Dream]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

Oberon

(language)
A strongly typed procedural programming language and an operating environment evolved from Modula-2 by Nicklaus Wirth in 1988. Oberon adds type extension (inheritance), extensible record types, multidimensional open arrays, and garbage collection. It eliminates variant records, enumeration types, subranges, lower array indices and for loops.

A successor called Oberon-2 by H. Moessenboeck features a handful of extensions to Oberon including type-bound procedures (methods).

Seneca is a variant of Oberon focussing on numerical programming under development by R. Griesemer in April 1993 (to be renamed).

See also Ceres workstation Oberon System.

http://oberon.ethz.ch.

http://math.tau.ac.il/~laden/Oberon.html.

Free ETH Oberon. MS-DOS. Amiga.

["The Programming Language Oberon", N. Wirth, Soft Prac & Exp 18(7):671-690 July 1988].

["Programming in Oberon: Steps Beyond Pascal and Modula", M. Reiser & N. Wirth, A-W 1992].

["Project Oberon: the design of an operating system and compiler", N. Wirth & J. Gutknecht, ACM Press 1992].

["The Oberon Companion: A Guide to Using and Programming Oberon System 3", Andr? Fischer, Hannes Marais, vdf Verlag der Fachhochschulen, Zurich, 1997, ISBN 3-7281-2493-1. Includes CD-ROM for Windows, Linux, Macintosh and PC Native].
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