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Extraterrestrial LocationsAntinous #2 & 1863 Antinous Asteroid - Vatican City

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Antinous was the lover of the Emperor Hadrian who deified him after his death. This sculpture is located in the Vatican Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Vatican City State

date approved: 8/4/2014

last visited: 9/7/2013

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Extraterrestrial LocationsFranz Grillparzer & 30933 Grillparzer Asteroid - Vienna, Austria

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This bust is located on the facade of Vienna's Burgtheater.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 7/14/2014

last visited: 9/11/2013

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Extraterrestrial LocationsOrion building & Orion Constellation - Vilamoura, Faro, Portugal

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The coordinates are from a residential building in Vilamoura Center, a town near Faro.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RuiJSDuarte

location: Faro, Portugal

date approved: 7/14/2014

last visited: never

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Extraterrestrial LocationsHercules and Hercules Constellation - New York City, NY

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This sculpture is located at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 7/14/2014

last visited: 7/24/2013

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Extraterrestrial LocationsAphrodite #2 & 1388 Aphrodite Asteroid - New York City, NY

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This sculpture is located at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 7/9/2014

last visited: 7/24/2013

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Extraterrestrial LocationsVoltaire & 5676 Voltaire Asteroid - New York City, NY

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This bust is located at the Metropolitan Museum of Art,

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 7/9/2014

last visited: 7/24/2013

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Extraterrestrial LocationsGustav Mahler & Minor Planet 4406 Mahler - New York City, NY

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This sculpture is located at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 7/9/2014

last visited: 7/24/2013

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Extraterrestrial LocationsAjax & the 1404 Ajax Asteroid - New York City, NY

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Ajax was a mythic hero of the Trojan War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 7/9/2014

last visited: 7/24/2013

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Extraterrestrial LocationsAthena and the Minor Planet 881 Athene - Reykjavik, Iceland

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Athena is the Greek goddess of many attributes including love, just warfare, justice and wisdom.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Iceland

date approved: 7/6/2014

last visited: 6/18/2014

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Extraterrestrial LocationsJames Clerk Maxwell & Maxwell Montes - King's Campus, Strand, London, UK

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This plaque, to James Clerk Maxwell, is on the end wall of a building in the King's College Strand campus and can be seen from the Strand entrance. The Maxwell Montes on Venus are named after him.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/17/2014

last visited: never

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Extraterrestrial LocationsChaac and Chaac Pantera - New York City, NY

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The Chaac Pantera is a crater on Jupiter's moon Io and it is named after the Mayan Rain God.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 6/12/2014

last visited: 7/25/2013

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Extraterrestrial LocationsAthena (Minerva) & 93 Minerva Asteroid - NYC, NY

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Athena, a Greek goddess was known as Minerva by the Romans. As for the asteroid.... this one has TWO small moons.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 6/12/2014

last visited: 7/25/2013

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Extraterrestrial LocationsDionysus & 3671 Dionysus Asteroid - NYC, NY

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Dionysos or Dionysus is also known as Bacchus. As for the asteroid...this is a strange one since it has its own moon!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 6/10/2014

last visited: 7/24/2013

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Extraterrestrial LocationsAphrodite & 1388 Aphrodite Asteroid - New York City, NY

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Aphrodite is the Greek Goddess of love and beauty.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 6/7/2014

last visited: 7/24/2013

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Extraterrestrial LocationsZoltan Kodaly And Asteroid 10918 Kodaly - Budapest, Hungary

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Zoltan Kodaly was a musician, linguist, philosopher who devised a music teaching method for children. As well as having an asteroid named after him, his method of hand signals for music notation was included in Close Encounters of the Third Kind.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Budapest, Hungary

date approved: 6/6/2014

last visited: 10/6/2014

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Extraterrestrial LocationsWilliam Shakespeare and Shakespeare Crater in Mercury’s Shakespeare Quadrant and Asteroid 2985 Shakespeare – Budapest, Hungary

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This statue of Shakespeare has been sculpted to show him as an actor on stage taking a bow.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Budapest, Hungary

date approved: 6/5/2014

last visited: never

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Extraterrestrial LocationsHermes Fountain And Asteroid 69230 Hermes – Budapest, Hungary

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This statue of the Greek God Hermes is standing on top of a small water fountain, with four spouts feeding a bowl. It is in one of the main shopping districts of Budapest and stands at the corner of Régiposta utca and Vaci utca.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Budapest, Hungary

date approved: 6/1/2014

last visited: never

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Extraterrestrial LocationsGil Vicente & Vicente Crater - Lisbon, Portugal

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This sculpture sits atop Lisbon's D. Maria II National Theatre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 5/28/2014

last visited: 9/11/2013

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Extraterrestrial LocationsNeptune the God & Neptune the Planet - Boston, MA

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This fountain, a copy of one featured at the 1855 Paris World Fair is located at Boston Common.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/28/2014

last visited: 8/22/2014

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Extraterrestrial LocationsStatue of the Mariblanca - Madrid, Spain

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Mariblanca in old Spanish tradition is compared to the Goddess of Venus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

date approved: 5/26/2014

last visited: never

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Extraterrestrial LocationsBurggarten Hercules and Hercules Constellation - Vienna, Austria

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This sculpture is part of a fountain located in Vienna's Burggarten Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 5/25/2014

last visited: 9/11/2013

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Extraterrestrial LocationsWolfgang Amadeus Mozart &1034 Mozartia Asteroid - Vienna, Austria

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This Monument honoring Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is located in Vienna's Burggarten.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 5/25/2014

last visited: 9/11/2013

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Extraterrestrial LocationsHadrian and 7446 Hadrianus Asteroid - Vatican City State

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This bust is located in the Vatican Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Vatican City State

date approved: 5/25/2014

last visited: 9/7/2013

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Extraterrestrial LocationsAntinous & 1863 Antinous Asteroid - Vatican City State

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This sculpture is located in the Vatican Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Vatican City State

date approved: 5/24/2014

last visited: 9/7/2013

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Extraterrestrial LocationsFuente de Neptuno - Madrid, Spain

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This fountain is located near the Palace Hotel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

date approved: 5/24/2014

last visited: never

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