What does common mullein look like?

Mullein is a soft (almost velvet-like) biennial that can grow very tall. This dicotyledonous plant produces a rosette of leaves in its first year of growth. All parts of this plant are covered with star-shaped trichomes. This covering is particularly thick on the leaves, giving them a silvery appearance. Yes, mullein contains toxic principles. The … Read more

How big is Hyperion moon?

Traveling around Saturn in an eccentric (noncircular) orbit, Hyperion keeps an average distance of 932,637 miles (1,500,934 km) from the planet. Its close orbit with Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, allows gravity to cause the two to speed up and slow down as the distance between them shifts. Traveling around Saturn in an eccentric (noncircular) orbit, … Read more

When was Hyperion moon discovered?

English astronomer William Lassell spotted the moon two days after fellow American father-and-son team William and George Bond. The last of the eight major satellites to be discovered, Hyperion was found just after English astronomer John Herschel suggested the moons around the ringed planet be named for the Titans. English astronomer William Lassell spotted the … Read more

What do ushers do at events?

Ushers work in theaters, stadiums, symphony halls, and other places where people gather to watch a performance or sporting event. Patrons hand their tickets to ushers, who lead or direct them to their seats. They tell patrons where to find telephones, restrooms, and the refreshment stand. Ushers are common fixtures at weddings, movie theaters, live … Read more