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But the U.S. Army Chorus had performed for official functions at the Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C., many times during George H.W. Bush's term as vice president. Barbara Bush was familiar with the group and was moved by Powell's rendition of "Old Man River." "We had been invited to sing ...
Vice President Mike Pence, wife Karen and adult children Michael, Charlotte and Audrey are the seventh family to inhabit the 33-room house on the grounds of the U.S. Naval Observatory. A year in, they have put their own spin on it. For the Pences, this includes painting the dining room matte blue to ...

Upon its 1841 conception, the Heyden Observatory was not unanimously welcomed; the 1839 construction of the Naval Observatory just a mile away on Embassy Row brought concerns of redundancy. "Everyone thought it was totally stupid to put another observatory right next to the U.S. Naval ...
The typical lunar cycle, or lunation, rather, occurs over the course of approximately 29.5 days, per the United States Naval Observatory. It begins with a new moon, when the moon is positioned between the Earth and sun, when the bright side of the moon is facing away from earth. This leaves none of ...
He was inspired to get involved following a visit to Croatian naval observatory. "A volunteer who met me in Croatia talked me into this project," says Beck. The worldwide project is largely run by hundreds of volunteers. Beck approached the Mendocino College Foundation, who awarded a grant to ...
The message inside indicated where the ship was when the message was dropped into the ocean and requested whomever finds it to contact the German Naval Observatory or nearest German Consulate about the location of the find. The story in the paper got me thinking about the book “Message in a ... weather
As units responded from Station 82 in Bellemont, they could see flames and smoke in the trees west of the Naval Observatory. Mutual aid was requested from Camp Navajo Fire Department for their Type 3 wildland engine. Once on scene, units found a large 50 x 50 foot slash pile fully engulfed. weather
The U.S. Naval Observatory dubbed the world's greatest superpower “the world's worst timekeeper.” So, in 1966, Congress passed the Uniform Time Act, which mandated six months of standard time and six of daylight saving. Great for golf – but what about everyone else? Why do we still do it? Today we ... weather
Sunset in Cleveland will be at 7:29 p.m. on Sunday. It will continue to creep later, reaching 9:04 p.m. on June 20 and remaining at 9:04 p.m. through July 4, according to the U.S. Naval Observatory. Saving time will be used until the morning of Nov. 4, when clocks will "fall" back an hour, beginning standard ... weather
Monday was a milestone day for our climb out of the darkness of winter. The sun set Monday a few seconds past 6 p.m. – the first sunset after 6 p.m. this year, according to the U.S. Naval Observatory. The last time the sun set after 6 p.m. was October 26 (sunset was 6:01 p.m.). We are gaining daylight ... weather
Since 1977, the vice president has lived on the grounds of the 72-acre U.S. Naval Observatory, just off Massachusetts Avenue in Northwest D.C. Before then, ... From Charles Denyer's “Number One Observatory Circle” — Vice President and Mrs. Bush at the vice president's home at the Naval Observatory. weather
On Friday, Baker and his wife will attend a lunch hosted by Vice President Mike Pence at the Naval Observatory. Also Friday, Baker will attend a Council of Governors breakfast and briefing, followed by a Council of Governors meeting at the Pentagon. He will spend the evening at a National Governors ... weather
The University of Alabama has partnered with the United States Naval Observatory to train UA students in precise timing and time interval technology, which is used in highly precise atomic clocks on which the U.S. military, financial sector, GPS satellites and power grids rely. The partnership will involve an ... weather
James Christy discovered the 750-mile- (1,200-kilometer-) diameter moon Charon using the 61-inch telescope at the U.S. Naval Observatory Flagstaff Station on June 22, 1978. At the time of discovery, Charon appeared simply as an indistinct fuzzy "lump" on the side of Pluto. The Hubble Space ...

Vice President Mike Pence, wife Karen and adult children Michael, Charlotte and Audrey are the seventh family to inhabit the 33-room house on the grounds of the U.S. Naval Observatory. A year in, they have put their own spin on it. For the Pences, this includes painting the dining room matte blue to ...
More digging, along with help from authorities in the Netherlands and Germany, revealed that the bottle was part of a long-term German Naval Observatory program studying global ocean currents. An entry in the Paula's Meteorological Journal written by the captain detailed the bottle being tossed ...
The bottle had been tossed into the Indian Ocean from the ship as part of a decades-long experiment by the German Naval Observatory to understand ... politely asked whoever found the bottle to write when and where it had been found and to return it to the German Naval Observatory in Hamburg or to the ...
Here's a map from EarthSky.org that shows the day and night sides of Earth at the time of greatest eclipse at 13:30 UTC (8:30 a.m. EST). Screenshot of a worldwide map via the US Naval Observatory showing which regions of the Earth will be on the day and night sides at the time of greatest eclipse on Jan.
There, Mr. Mondale, 89, moving a tad slowly, chatted amiably with Mr. Pence, who extended an invitation to the entire Mondale family to visit the vice president's residence on the grounds of the Naval Observatory here. The Mondales became its first occupants in 1977, when Mr. Mondale served under ...
When it was reported last January that the Pences would be moving some of their family pets — which include two cats, a rabbit, and a snake — into the Naval Observatory, Trump ridiculed the menagerie to his secretary, according to a longtime adviser. “He was embarrassed by it; he thought it was so low ...
The Jan. 1 occurrence is a wolf moon, the term for the first full moon of the year. In New Orleans, moonrise will occur at 5:07 p.m. Monday, according to the U.S. Naval Observatory's Astronomical Applications Department. It will officially be a full moon at 8:24 p.m. local time, and it sets at 7:18 a.m. Tuesday.
The new year's night sky starts with a full moon on Monday that rises at 4:52 pm EST and officially becomes full at 9:24 pm, according to the US Naval Observatory. Since the Moon is at perigee - its closest point to Earth in the lunar cycle - it appears closer and people call it a supermoon. This is the closest ...
Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence spent time this Christmas season hosting members of the United States Armed Forces, the Secret Service, and their families at their home at the Naval Observatory to celebrate the holidays and thank them for their incredible service to the nation.
President Trump was embarrassed when he found out in January that Vice President Mike Pence was bringing his family pets to the Naval Observatory to live with him, according to a report Tuesday. “He was embarrassed by it; he thought it was so low class,” a long-time adviser told the Atlantic. “He thinks ...
Vice President Mike Pence is my neighbor, living in the huge white Naval Observatory residence in Washington, D.C., a few blocks down ...
Well let's examine where we are now and we'll use Saginaw as a reference point using the information provided by the U.S. Naval Observatory.
According to the U.S. Naval Observatory our earliest sunsets in Minneapolis are at 4:32 p.m. CST, from December 3 through December 15.
The US Naval Observatory reports that civil clocks in most areas of the United States are adjusted ahead one hour in the summer months and ...
Thanks to critical contributions from both the Naval Observatory Flagstaff Station (NOFS) and Lowell Observatory, the mission was successful ...
... Vice President Mike Pence and second lady Karen Pence have a veritable menagerie at the Naval Observatory. When the Pences traveled ...
Gilliss went to Chile after establishing the U.S. Naval Observatory, the first in the States. After finishing the Santa Lucia Hill Observatory in 1852 Gilliss went back ...
... areas around the White House and the Naval Observatory, and at public gatherings or anywhere else the police chief officially puts off limits.
Above, Al and Tipper Gore dress up as cartoon characters Underdog and Polly Purebred on Halloween in 1999 at the Naval Observatory in ...
THE VICE PRESIDENT: And welcome to Hispanic Heritage Month and this great celebration at the Naval Observatory, which I can say with ...
... when he told a crowd gathered for a Hispanic Heritage Month event at the Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C., that “the people of Puerto ...
“Dr. Harrington was mysteriously done away with in the 1990s before he could say anything and he was head of the naval observatory,” he is ...
... Lady Karen Pence will host a National Hispanic Heritage Month Reception at the Vice President's Residence at the Naval Observatory.
Astronomers from the U.S. Naval Observatory (USNO), in collaboration with others from the REsearch Consortium On Nearby Stars (RECONS), ...
... the practice of using some leftover inauguration funds for renovations to the White House and Naval Observatory, home of the vice president.
Marlon Bundo lives alongside the vice president and second lady and a veritable menagerie at the Naval Observatory. Happy #NationalPetDay ...
The U.S. Naval Observatory houses some of the world's most cutting-edge scientific instruments, such as the Master Clock, an integrated network of a hundred ...
In addition, they also measured the proper motions and orbits of the four target stars, using data obtained from the fifth U.S. Naval Observatory ...
Pence's decision to set up the political group, trips to key states like Iowa and hosting of donors and executives at his Naval Observatory ...
Today is the first day of fall. Summer officially ended at 4:02 PM EDT yesterday according to the U.S. Naval Observatory. During the summer.
Marlon Bundo is an Instagram star since taking up residence at the Pence's home at the Naval Observatory. He has made official appearances ...
It has, however, helped pay for residential redecorating at the White House and the vice president's Naval Observatory property. DETROIT (AP) ...
... the practice of using some leftover inauguration funds for renovations to the White House and Naval Observatory, home of the vice president.


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