Neptune Deep Submerge [anime]
Japanese Name: Deep Submerge
First Appearance: Episode 90
See Also: [manga]
In Brief: Sailor Neptune's first attack, Neptune Deep Sumberge has proved powerful enough to defeat opponents without the help of Sailor Moon on several occassions.
While sometimes it actually drowns the opponent, on several occassions it is used as a pure energy attack.
Cultural: " Neptune had to wait until modern times to have a planet named in his honor.
In the early 1800ís, astronomers carefully observed the planet Uranus in order to determine its exact orbit around the sun.
They found to their surprise, that its actual movement lagged a bit behind what their calculations were predicting.
In 1820, French astronomer Alexis Bouvard began making tables predicting the movements of Jupiter, Saturn, and Uranus.
The tables seemed to work for Jupiter and Saturn, but he found it impossible to predict where Uranus should be.
Some believed there might be another planet beyond Uranus whose gravitational pull was slowing it slightly.
An English astronomer, John Couch Adams, and a French astronomer, Urbain J. J. Leverrier, unknown to each other, both calculated where such a planet must be to account for the effect on Uranus.
They both came out with the same results: Leverrier was the first to announce his results and on September 23, 1846, Johann Galle, in Berlin, confirmed the existence of a new planet, less than one degree from the predicted position and, behold, there was the eighth planet.
It was named Neptune, not for any particular reason, but because Neptune was one important god who did not have a planet named in his honor.
Neptune is another gas giant, similar in size and structure to Uranus.
Although discovered in 1846, the eighth planet will not return to the position where scientists first saw it until 2011.
Neptune orbits slowly because it is far from the Sun.
In size and color, Neptune seems to be a twin to Uranus, but Neptune does not spin on its side; its axis tilts only a little more than that of Earth.
The orbits of two moons, Triton and Nereid, crisscross the equator diagonally.
Between Triton, the largest satellite, and the planet itself, six small, recently discovered moons also orbit.
The planet is about seventeen times more massive than Earth.
Astronomers now regard Neptune and Uranus as twin planets, somewhat alike in size, density, mass, and rotation. "
-- Taken from WordSources.info
The Move: A wall of water appears behind Sailor Neptune which crashes in a giant wave. Sailor Neptune meanwhile is gathering all the water in her hands in to form a powerful water energy ball. As it reaches optimum capacity it releases a burst of green light.
Sailor Neptune then releases it at her target. The ball of water energy flies through the air.
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