Second Station

Second Station

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

When, from the perspective of Earth, a planet that has been moving retrograde (i.e., appeared to go backward in its orbit) pauses and resumes forward motion, the point at which it pauses is called the second station.

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TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army troops kicked off a fresh round of anti-ISIL operation codenamed Valfajr 3 in Syria's Badiyeh (desert) on Wednesday and managed to advance toward the second station in Southeastern Homs.
Ann Arbor News said the city's energy coordinator Dave Konkle estimates that one station will be completed before Christmas, with the second station to open in the spring of 2005.
When pressure is turned off in the furnace, a rotary-powered device moves the mold into the second station and simultaneously transfers the second mold into the casting station.
The company previously announced plans to acquire a second station in Seattle, KTWB, and to purchase Qwest Broadcasting, which would give it a second station in New Orleans, WNOL.
The new station, in conjunction with a second station being built near downtown Dallas, represents a public/private partnership between the City of Dallas and Clean Energy, leveraging the city's funds and taxpayer dollars while helping to benefit the environment by encouraging clean transportation.
Newhall County would avoid more costly upgrades to the Honby Lateral in the future by building the second station, while Castaic could put off having to build a 21-inch Honby Parallel pipeline to the Pinetree area for several more years, he said.
The second station, the cornerstone of the NS700, is an innovative multi-pivotal pulley station that adjusts in virtually all directions to create a versatile, functional workout.
Palmdale and the Fire Department are planning to add a second station in 1999 at Avenue R and 55th Street East, adjoining Domenic Massari Park.
In addition to the ten stations currently owned and operated, the Company has entered into agreements with third parties to acquire construction permits to build new stations in Portland, Oregon (a second station in that market for ACME), Richmond, VA, Flint, MI and Lexington, KY when and if granted by the Federal Communications Commission.
The goal of AMCC's exhibit is to demystify key technological topics that contribute to the phenomenon of the Internet, and will consist of four technology stations; the first will focus on the evolution of raw materials into finished products, the second station will explain integrated circuits or "chips," and the third and fourth deal with fiber optics and their role in the Internet.
On August 5, 1999, the Federal Communications Commission announced new television-station ownership rules, permitting, in certain markets, the owner of a top-four television station in terms of audience ratings to acquire a second station in the market that is not rated among the top four.
Two additional MDMs are also on-board the second station element Unity, that was launched on-board the space shuttle Endeavour on December 3, 1998.