Aurora


Aurora

Aurora most commonly refers to:
*Aurora (astronomy), a glow in the sky seen at polar latitudes, commonly referred to as the "northern lights" or the "southern lights"
*Aurora (mythology), the goddess of the dawn in Roman mythology

Aurora may also be:

Arts

Literature

*"Aurora Australis" (book), the first book published in Antarctica
*Aurora Award (Prix Aurora), Canadian science-fiction and fantasy
*Aurora (comics), superheroine in the Marvel Universe
*Aurora (planet), Spacer world in Isaac Asimov's fiction
*Aurora, a defunct science-fiction and fantasy society subsumed by 3. Zmaj

Music

*"Aurora" (Angela Chang album)
*"Aurora" (Bada album)
*Aurora (band), an electronic music project
**"Aurora" (Aurora (band) album), the band's self-titled debut album
*"Aurora" (Esmerine album)
*Aurora Records, a record label
*"Aurora" (Susumu Hirasawa album)

Visual media

*Aurora Community Television, an Australian TV channel
*"Aurora" (film), a 2006 Ukrainian film
*Aurora (image), default wallpaper for Windows Vista
*"Aurora" ("Stargate Atlantis"), an episode of "Stargate Atlantis"
**"Aurora" class battleship, an "Ancient" warship in "Stargate Atlantis"
*Aurora Unit, organic supercomputers in "Metroid Prime 3: Corruption"
*Princess Aurora, in Disney's version of "Sleeping Beauty" (1959 film)
**See Princess Aurora for other uses

People

*Aurora (name)
*Aurora Browne, Canadian actress and comedian
*Aurora Cunha (born 1959), Portuguese long-distance runner
*Aurora Karamzin neé Stjernvall (1808–1902), Finnish philanthropist
*Aurora Königsmarck (1662–1728), mistress of Augustus the Strong, elector of Saxony and king of Poland
*Aurora Quezon (1888–1949), first spouse of a Philippine president to be called First Lady
*Aurora Robles (born 1980), supermodel
*Aurora Snow (born 1981), American pornographic actress
*Jagjit Singh Aurora (1916–2005), general from India

Places

Australia

*Aurora Place, skyscraper in Sydney, New South Wales
*Aurora Stadium, formerly York Park stadium in Launceston, Tasmania
*Aurora Tower, a skyscraper in Brisbane, Queensland
*Aurora, Victoria, a suburb of Melbourne

Brazil

*Aurora, Santa Catarina

Canada

*Aurora, Ontario
**Aurora Cable Internet
**Aurora GO Station, a station in the GO Transit network located in the town
**Aurora Transit

Guatemala

*La Aurora International Airport, Guatemala's major international airport

Italy

*Aurora (Turin), an historical district in the city of Turin

Philippines

*Aurora, Isabela
*Aurora (province)
*Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur

outh Africa

*Aurora, Western Cape

outh Atlantic

*Aurora Islands

uriname

*Aurora, Suriname

United States

*Aurora, Colorado
**Aurora Reservoir
*Aurora, Illinois
*Aurora, Indiana
*Aurora, Iowa
*Aurora, Kansas
*Aurora, Maine
*Aurora, Minnesota
*Aurora Township, Minnesota
*Aurora, Missouri
*Aurora, Nebraska
*Aurora, Cayuga County, New York
*Aurora, Erie County, New York
**East Aurora, New York, a village within Aurora
**Aurora Expressway, an expressway in western New York
*Aurora, Nevada
*Aurora, North Carolina
*Aurora, Ohio
*Aurora, Oregon
*Aurora County, South Dakota
*Aurora, South Dakota
*Aurora, Texas
*Aurora, Utah
*Aurora, West Virginia
*Aurora, Florence County, Wisconsin
*Aurora, Kenosha County, Wisconsin
*Aurora, Taylor County, Wisconsin
*Aurora, Waushara County, Wisconsin

Vanuatu

*Aurora Island (now generally known as Maewo)

Educational facilities

*Aurora College, formerly Arctic College, in the Northwest Territories, Canada
*Aurora College (Invercargill), formerly Mount Anglem College, Invercargill, New Zealand
*Aurora University, Illinois, USA
*Aurora University (Shanghai), merged into Shangai Second Medical College in 1952

ciences

Biology

* "Aurora", a genus of pyraloidea (pyraloid moths), now a junior synonym of "Peoria"
* "Aurora", a genus of brush-footed butterflies whose name is preoccupied by the moth genus; a junior synonym of "Acraea"
* Aurora kinases, a family of kinase enzymes

Computers

*Aurora Engine and Aurora toolset, runs Neverwinter Nights
*Aurora (protocol), a link-layer protocol for serial links
*Aurora SPARC Linux, a port of the Fedora Core Linux distribution for SPARC-based computers
*Aurora, the code name for the Windows Vista version Windows Media Player 11
*The "Aurora" brand of gaming PCs from Alienware

pace

*94 Aurora, an asteroid discovered by J. C. Watson in 1867
*Aurora, an albedo feature on Mercury
*The Aurora programme, a strategy of the European Space Agency

Gemology

*The Aurora Butterfly of Peace
*Aurora Diamond Collection

Vehicles and vessels

Aircraft and aerospace vehicles

*Aurora (aircraft), a possible United States Air Force hypersonic spy plane
*CP-140 Aurora, maritime patrol and anti-submarine warfare aircraft of the Canadian Armed Forces

Automobiles

*Aurora (1904 automobile)
*Aurora (1957 automobile)
*Oldsmobile Aurora

Marine

*"Aurora", an 18th-century Spanish ship, for which the Aurora Islands are named
*"Aurora Australis" (icebreaker)
*"Aurora" (ship), Australian Antarctic expedition vessel
*HMS "Aurora", the name of ten ships of the British Royal Navy, of different eras
*M/V "Aurora" (1977), a ferry operated by the Alaska Marine Highway System
*M/V "Aurora" (2000), a cruise ship operated by P&O Cruises
*Russian cruiser "Aurora", the ship which initiated the October Revolution

Railway locomotives

*"Aurora", a South Devon Railway Comet class locomotive

Others

*Aurora Casket Company, based in Aurora, Indiana, US
*Aurora Energy, electricity company in Tasmania, Australia
*Aurora FC, traditional football club in Guatemala
*Aurora Formula One Series, the British Formula One Series held between 1978 and 1982
*Aurora Health Care, health care company in Wisconsin, US
*Aurora (pen manufacturer), an Italian company
*Aurora Plastics Corporation, an American toy and hobby company
*Aurora Texas UFO Incident
*Sega Aurora, an arcade board

ee also

*Aroura, ancient Greek unit of measurement
*Aurora Airport, airports associated with the name Aurora

Aurore

*Aurore, a variety of grape
*"Aurore" (2005 film), a film based on Aurore Gagnon's life
*Aurore Gagnon, Aurore, the martyred child


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  • Aurora — (lat. ‚Morgenröte‘) steht für: Aurora (Mythologie), die römische Göttin der Morgenröte Morgenröte (Synonym), die rötliche Färbung des Osthimmels vor dem Sonnenaufgang Polarlicht, Aurora borealis (Nordlicht) und Aurora australis (Südlicht)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Aurora — Aurora, NE U.S. city in Nebraska Population (2000): 4225 Housing Units (2000): 1798 Land area (2000): 1.883621 sq. miles (4.878555 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.883621 sq. miles (4.878555 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • auroră — AURÓRĂ, aurore, s.f. 1. Interval de timp, înainte de răsăritul soarelui, când există o lumină difuză în atmosferă; lumină roşie portocalie a soarelui din acest interval de timp. ♢ Auroră boreală (sau polară, australă) = lumină difuză, verde sau… …   Dicționar Român

  • aurora — sustantivo femenino 1. Claridad que precede a la salida del Sol: Con la aurora se pusieron en camino. Sinónimo: amanecer. 2. Uso/registro: literario. Comienzo de alguna cosa: la aurora de la humanidad, la aurora de la vida. Si …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Aurora 1 — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Aurora 1 Organización Departamento de Defensa de los Estados Unidos Estado Inactivo Satélite de Tierra Fecha de lanzamiento …   Wikipedia Español

  • aurora — (Del lat. aurōra, de aura, brillo, resplandor). 1. f. Luz sonrosada que precede inmediatamente a la salida del Sol. 2. Principio o primeros tiempos de algo. 3. Hermosura del rostro, y, por ext., el rostro sonrosado. 4. Bebida compuesta de leche… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Aurora — Au*ro ra, n.; pl. E. {Auroras}, L. (rarely used) {Auror[ae]}. [L. aurora, for ausosa, akin to Gr. ?, ?, dawn, Skr. ushas, and E. east.] 1. The rising light of the morning; the dawn of day; the redness of the sky just before the sun rises. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aurora FC — Voller Name Aurora FC Gegründet 14. April 1945 Stadion Estadio Del Ejército Plätze …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • aurora — aurȏra (auróra) ž DEFINICIJA 1. a. knjiš. ekspr. prva jutarnja svjetlost pri pojavi dana; zora, osvit b. meteor. svjetlosna pojava u polarnim i višim geografskim širinama na S i J dijelu horizonta [aurora borealis; aurora australis] 2. (Aurora) a …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Aurora — Aurora1 [ô rôr′ə, ərôr′ə] n. pl. for 2 4 auroras, aurorae [ô rôr′ē, ə rôr′ē] [L, lit., dawn: for IE base see EAST] 1. Rom. Myth. the goddess of dawn: identified with the Greek Eos 2. [a ] the dawn 3. [a ] AURORA AUSTRALIS or AURORA BOREALIS …   English World dictionary


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