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Ernest Hemingway
   wrote   
The Sun Also Rises
First significant novel by Hemingway centers on a group of expatriate Americans in Europe in the 1920's
Heliophobia
   is an acute fear of   
The Sun
Helios
   is the Greek God or Goddess of   
The Sun
Sol
   is the Roman God of   
The Sun
Steven Spielberg
   directed   
Empire of the Sun (1987)
Splendour
   is the heraldic term for   
The Sun when Pictured With a Human Face and Emitting Rays
Mercury
      
Is Closest to the Sun
Scientists believe it possible that Mercury may have ice trapped at its north pole
Itsy Bitsy Spider
   has the line   
"Out Came the Sun and Dried up All the Rain"
Nulla è Nuovo Sotto Il Sole
   means   
Nothing is New Under the Sun
Heliomania
   is an obsession with   
The Sun
A Rainbow
   is/are   
An Arc of Coloured Light Caused by the Interaction of the Sun and Rain Droplets
Caused by refraction of the sun's rays by rain
Heliology
   is the study of   
The Sun
Asteroid
   is described as   
A Small Rocky Object Orbiting the Sun
Usually in the astroid belt between Mars and Jupiter
Comets
   is described as   
Nebulous Objects of Ice and Dust That Orbit the Sun
Generally in highly eccentric orbits
The Sun Also Rises, A Farewell to Arms
   are all   
Novels by Ernest Hemingway
A Lunar Eclipse Takes Place when the Earth is Directly Between the Sun and the Moon
   is   
True
It Takes Eight and a Half Minutes for Light to Get from the Sun to Earth
   is   
True
All the Coal, Oil, Gas, and Wood on Earth Would Only Keep the Sun Burning for a Few Days
   is   
True
In Spit Bergen, Norway at One Time of the Year the Sun Shines Continuously for Three and a Half Months
   is   
True
Lightning Can Reach Temperatures Hotter Than the Surface of the Sun
   is   
True
The air near a lightning strike is heated around 50,000 degrees F
Opacus
   are   
Thick Enough to Block out the Sun
This variety is found in the genera altocumulus, altostratus, stratocumulus, and stratus.
A Place in the Sun (1951)
   starred   
Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Shelley Winters and Anne Revere
Director: George Stevens
Margaritaville
   has the opening line   
Nibblin' on Sponge Cake, Watchin' the Sun Bake All of Those Tourists Covered With Oil.
Strummin' my six string on my front porch swing. Smell those shrimp, they're beginning to boil. words and music by Jimmy Buffet for his 1977 Album Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Atttitudes. Jimmy's higest charting single reaching #1 on the Easy Listening (Adult Contemporary) category.
Agatha Christie
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Evil Under the Sun (1982)
Based on the 1941 book
Elton John and George Michael
   recorded   
Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me
Sun Pillars
   is/are   
A Vertical Shaft of Light Extending from the Sun
Typically seen during sunrise or sunset, sun pillars form when sunlight reflects off the surfaces of falling ice crystals associated with thin, high-level clouds (like cirrostratus clouds).
And the Sun Will Set
      
For You
“Shadow of the Day” by Linkin Park
Rises
   is missing from the title of   
The Sun ___ in the East
Jeru The Damaja (1994)
Re (Ra)
   is the Egyptian   
God of the Sun
Coronagraph
   is used for   
Viewing the Corona of the Sun
Helioscope
   is used for   
Observing the Sun Without Injury to the Eyes
Halos
   is   
Rings or Arcs That Seem to Encircle the Sun or Moon
They are caused by the refraction of light through the ice crystals in cirrus clouds.
Heliolatry
   is the worship of   
The Sun
Brocken Spectre
   is/are   
Enormously Magnified Shadow of an Observer, Cast Upon the Upper Surfaces of Clouds Opposite the Sun
German (Brockengespenst), also called Brocken bow or mountain spectre
Nicolaus Copernicus
   discovered   
The Earth Revolves Around the Sun
Placed the sun, not the Earth, at the centre of the solar system.
Caribou
   features   
Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me
1974, US 2, UK 16
The Sun (2005)
   is a film about   
Emperor Hirohito
Portrayed by Issei Ogata
Amun-Ra
   is the Egyptian   
God of the Sun
Aka Amen-Ra. ; supreme god of the universe in whom Amun and Ra were merged; principal deity during Theban supremacy
Always The Sun
   has the opening line   
How Many Times Have You Woken Up And Prayed For The Rain?
1986, The Stranglers
The Sun Album
   featured   
Flyin’ Saucer Rock & Roll
2003
The Sun Album
   featured   
Betcha Gonna Like It
2003
The Sun Album
   featured   
Lovin’ Up A Storm
2003
The Sun Album
   featured   
Who Will The Next Fool Be
2008
The Sun Album
   featured   
My Bucket’s Got A Hole In It
2008
The Sun Album
   featured   
Nothin’ Shakin’(But The Leaves On The Trees)
2008
Make Hay While the Sun Shines
   means   
To Make the Most of the Day
Mr. Rainbow
   is played by Christopher Walken in   
Shoot the Sun Down (1978)
Pink Floyd
   released the single   
Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun
1968; non-single; released on "Saucerful of Secrets"
Black Country Communion
   features   
Too Late For The Sun
2010
Heliophobia
   is an acute fear of   
The Sun






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