Leda

(from the article `Jupiter`) ...orbital families (as can be seen in the table). The more distant group—made up of Ananke, Carme, Pasiphae, and Sinope— has retrograde orbits ...
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Leda

(from the article `Leonardo da Vinci`) After 1507—in Milan, Rome, and France—Leonardo did very little painting. During his years in Milan he returned to the Leda theme—which had been ...
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Leda

noun (Greek mythology) a queen of Sparta who was raped by Zeus who had taken the form of a swan; Helen of Troy was conceived in the rape of Leda
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Leda

(?LEE-duh?) mother of Castor and Polydeuces (Pollux).
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Leda

[moon] Leda (ə {respell|LEE|də}; Λήδα), also known as Jupiter XIII, is a prograde irregular satellite of Jupiter. It was discovered by Charles T. Kowal at the Mount Palomar Observatory on September 14, 1974, after three nights` worth of photographic plates had been taken (September 11 through 13; Leda appears on all of them). It was n...
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Leda

[river] The Leda is a river in north-western Germany in the state of Lower Saxony. It is a right tributary of the Ems and originates at the confluence of the Sagter Ems and the Soeste (Dreyschloot) near the town of Barßel. The Leda flows into the Ems near the town of Leer. On the southern bank of the Leda, in the Overledingen Land (Overled...
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Leda

In Greek mythology, wife of Tyndareus of Sparta and mother of Clytemnestra. Zeus, transformed as a swan, was the father of her daughter
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Leda

In Greek mythology, wife of Tyndareus of Sparta and mother of Clytemnestra. Zeus, transformed as a swan, was the father of her daughter Helen of Troy and, in some traditions, the brothers Castor and Pollux (Greek Polydeuces). In other variants, Castor was fathered by Tyndareus or, according to Homer, both brothers were his sons. Leda's offsprin...
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Leda

Leda (lē'du) , in astronomy, one of the 39 known moons, or natural satellites, of Jupiter.
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Leda

Leda is a cultivated variety of potato.
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Leda

Leda was a daughter of Thestius. She was the wife of Tyndareus. She was seduced by Zeus and gave birth to two eggs. From one hatched her daughter Helen and son Polydeuces, and from the other hatched Castor.
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Leda

Leda was queen of Sparta and mother of Helen
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Leda

Mortal loved by Zeus in form of swan; mother of Helen, Clytemnestra, Dioscuri.
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Leda

One of the `minor planets` of our solar system. Discovered by Chacornac on 12 Jan 1856. Diameter in km: 13.00. More data in TABLE 13. THE MINOR PLANETS
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Leda

Satellite of the planet Jupiter. See TABLE 7. JUPITER - SATELLITE DATA
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Leda

The Leda was a British first-class torpedo gunboat launched in 1892. The name Leda has been used by the British navy for warships since 1783.
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Leda

The tenth moon of Jupiter; also known as Jupiter XIII. Discovery 1974, by Charles Kowal Semimajor axis 11,187,700 km (6,953,200 miles) Diameter 20 km (12 miles) Mean density 2.6 g/cm3 Escape velocity 0.012 km/s (43 km/h, 27 mph) Orbital period 241.75 days Orbi...
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Leda

wife of King Tyndareus of Sparta; mother of Helen, Clytemnestra, Castor and Pollux; she was visited one night by Zeus in the form of a swan and as a result she conceived Helen and Pollux; on the same night, she conceived Clytemnestra and Castor with King Tyndareus; the children were born from two eggs that she laid.
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Leda

[n] - (Greek mythology) a queen of Sparta who was raped by Zeus who had taken the form of a swan
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