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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: 11/7/2014

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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: 9/9/2014

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Extraterrestrial LocationsApollo & the 1862 Apollo Asteroid - Lisbon, Portugal

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The Teatro Nacional de D. Maria II which was constructed between 1842 and 1846. Apollo and the Muses are represented on its frieze.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 5/22/2014

last visited: 9/21/2013

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Extraterrestrial LocationsEduard Suess & the Seuss Crater - Vienna, Austria

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Eduard Suess was an Austrian geologist perhaps best known for hypothesising about the supercontinent Gondwana.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 5/20/2014

last visited: 9/11/2013

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Extraterrestrial LocationsHercules and Hercules Constellation - Vienna, Austria

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This sculpture is part of one of the fountains located in the gardens of the Belvedere Palace in Vienna.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 5/15/2014

last visited: 9/11/2013

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Extraterrestrial LocationsPan & 4450 Pan Asteroid - Vienna, Austria

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This sculpture is one of the fountains located in the gardens of the Belvedere Palace in Vienna. Pan was one of only two Greek gods who died.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 5/5/2014

last visited: 9/11/2013

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Extraterrestrial LocationsPhidias & Phidias Crater - Royal Academy, Burlington House, London, UK

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This 1874 statue of Phidias is at the southern end of the Royal Academy in the Burlington House courtyard. The Phidias crater is to be found on Mercury.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/28/2014

last visited: 10/27/2010

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Extraterrestrial LocationsJupiter & the planet Jupiter - New York City, NY

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This sculpture is located in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 4/26/2014

last visited: 7/24/2013

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Extraterrestrial LocationsCybele & Cybele asteroids - New York City, NY

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This sculpture is located in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 4/26/2014

last visited: 7/24/2013

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Extraterrestrial LocationsEros & 433 Eros Asteroid - New York City, NY

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Eros is the Roman God of Love.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 4/26/2014

last visited: 7/24/2013

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Extraterrestrial LocationsCastor and Pollux & the Gemini Constellation - NYC, NY

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Castor and Pollux were twin brothers... but only Pollux was divine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 4/25/2014

last visited: 7/24/2013

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Extraterrestrial LocationsHercules & 532 Herculina Asteroid - Paris, France

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This sculpture of Hercules and Achelous is located in the Louvre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 4/25/2014

last visited: 7/24/2013

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