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Second

1. See: Second mortgage.

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McCarthy does not rule out the possibility that VB 8B is not there at all, but says it is more likely that the object has moved to about 1/2 arc second from van Biesbroeck 8.
The position (x axis) value of the peak centre is established in pixels; therefore later the device needs to be calibrated to attribute the pixels values to arc seconds.
Godolphin have their usual strong initial hand with last year's Arc second Cherry Mix, Fantastic Love, Fight Your Corner, Razkalla, Songlark and Andean entered.
Dettori rates last year's Arc second the pick of his mounts on the World Cup card when he contests the Dubai Sheema Classic (2.
which recently became part of Hexagon Metrology North America, has joined in a technical partnership with northern Virginia-headquartered Arc Second, Inc.
Three models--5, 7 or 9 arc second angle accuracy make--it easy and affordable to select tire right instrument for your job needs.
DWFView is just one of the newest custom applications designed for PocketCAD PRO," said Michael Feilmeier, PocketCAD product manager at Arc Second.
Pilsudski was bouncing back from a gruelling Arc second place to Peintre Celebre just 13 days earlier, and even trainer Michael Stoute wasn't sure that his horse was back to its best.
Tests show that, in orbit, the mirror assembly will be able to focus approximately 70% of X-rays from a source to a spot less than one-half an arc second in radius.
Last year's Arc second looks likely to be another major player at Longchamp in October.
Last year's Arc second Mubtaker was expected to head our raiding party in the valuable contest at Baden Baden, with Warrsan and the Kieren Fallon-ridden Gamut playing supporting roles.
A double enveloping gear on the rotary table and mechanical disk brake with 12 pads ensure accuracy of [+ or -] 5 arc sec and repeatability of [+ or -] 1 arc second.