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Extraterrestrial LocationsUpice Observatory & 20254 Upice Asteroid, Czech Republic

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The Úpice Observatory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Kralovehradecky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 10/12/2013

last visited: never

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Extraterrestrial LocationsBozena Nemcova & 3628 Boznemcova Asteroid, Ceská Skalice,Czech Republic

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Božena Nemcová (4 February 1820, Vienna – 21 January 1862, Prague) was a Czech writer of the final phase of the Czech National Revival movement.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Kralovehradecky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 10/12/2013

last visited: never

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Extraterrestrial LocationsFountain of Neptune & Neptune Planet- Florence, Italy

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The Fountain of Neptune is a fountain in Florence, Italy, situated on the Piazza della Signoria (Signoria square), in front of the Palazzo Vecchio. The fountain was commissioned in 1565 and is the work of the sculptor Bartolomeo Ammannati.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 10/11/2013

last visited: 8/7/2007

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Extraterrestrial LocationsK. J. Erben & 40106 Erben Asteroid, Miletin, Czech Republic

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Karel Jaromír Erben was a Czech historian, poet and writer of the mid-19th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Kralovehradecky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 10/10/2013

last visited: never

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Extraterrestrial LocationsAtlas Lunar Crater and Atlas Sculpture - Montréal, PQ, Canada

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Atlas is a prominent impact crater on the Moon. An Atlas statue is located at 4131 rue Sherbrooke Ouest in Montréal.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 10/8/2013

last visited: 2/9/2014

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Extraterrestrial LocationsPasteur, the Martian Crater and the French Scientist - Montréal, PQ, Canada

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The Martian crater Pasteur is named after the famous French scientist Louis Pasteur. A statue of Pasteur is located in Place Pasteur on rue Saint-Denis in Montréal.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 10/6/2013

last visited: 2/16/2014

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Extraterrestrial LocationsAsteroid 1740 Paavo Nurmi and Finnish Runner Paavo Nurmi - Helsinki, Finland

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The main belt asteroid 1740 Paavo Nurmi was named after the Finnish middle and long distance runner Paavo Nurmi. A monument honoring Paavo Nurmi is located at the entrance to the Olympic Stadium in Helsinki, Finland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Finland

date approved: 10/6/2013

last visited: 8/17/2012

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Extraterrestrial LocationsNeptune On Top Of Fish Market & Planet Neptune – Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK

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Newcastle is situated on the north bank of the River Tyne centred 8.5 mi (13.7 km) from the North Sea.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northeast England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/1/2013

last visited: 11/14/2013

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Extraterrestrial LocationsLunar Crater Copernicus and Astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus - Montréal, PQ, Canada

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The new home of Montréal's statue of Copernicus is located in a grassy open area near the new Montréal Planetarium in Olympic Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 9/27/2013

last visited: 3/28/2014

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Extraterrestrial LocationsDante & Dante Asteroid - Florence, Italy

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The plaque honoring Dante Alighieri with a quote from his book can be found at the entrance of the famous Ponte Vecchio in Florence.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 9/27/2013

last visited: never

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Extraterrestrial LocationsNordenskiöld Crater - Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld Monument - Helsinki, Finland

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Nordenskiöld Crater is named for Adolf Erik Nordenskiöldin, the first to lead a voyage over the North-East Passage from the Arctic Sea to the Pacific Ocean. This monument is located in Kaivopuisto Park, southeast of downtown Helsinki, Finland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Finland

date approved: 9/26/2013

last visited: 8/17/2012

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Extraterrestrial LocationsAsteroid 12 Victoria, Roman Goddess of Victory - Thorvaldsen Museum - Copenhagen, Denmark

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The façade of the Thorvaldsens Museum is crowned by the bronze sculpture Victoria, the Roman Goddess of Victory, driving her quadriga, sculpted by Herman Wilhelm Bissen. It is situated in central Copenhagen, just north of Christiansborg Palace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Denmark

date approved: 9/19/2013

last visited: 2/23/2014

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Extraterrestrial LocationsFlora / 8 Flora — Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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Sculpture of Flora, in Roman mythology a goddess of flowers and the season of spring / 8 Flora is a large and bright main-belt asteroid

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member prussel

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 9/19/2013

last visited: never

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Extraterrestrial LocationsFranklin Lunar Crater / Benjamin Franklin in Fireman's Hat - Philadelphia, PA

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There are countless Franklin sites, memorials and sculptures in Old City Philadelphia, but none so hidden in plain site as this beautiful gem, attached to the front of a local fire station on a brick wall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/15/2013

last visited: 10/27/2013

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Extraterrestrial LocationsTerezin & 17608 Terezin Asteroid, Terezin, Czech Republic

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Terezín is the name of a former military fortress and adjacent walled garrison town in the northwest Ústí nad Labem Region of the Czech Republic.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 9/12/2013

last visited: never

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Extraterrestrial LocationsFranklin Lunar Crater & Benjamin Franklin the Polymath - Philadelphia, PA

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The lunar impact crater Franklin is located in the northeast part of the Moon. The bust of Benjamin Franklin sits atop a brick wall in front of Girard Fountain Park in Philadelphia, PA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/6/2013

last visited: 10/27/2013

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Extraterrestrial LocationsOtto Hahn / 2962 Otto — Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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Otto Hahn was a German chemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the discovery of nuclear fission / 2962 Otto (1940 YF) is a main-belt asteroid

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member prussel

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 9/4/2013

last visited: never

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Extraterrestrial LocationsLunar crater and physician Hippocrates. – Moon and Leiden, Netherlands

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Next to the parking of the LUMC (Leidsch Universitair Medisch Centrum) Bust of Hippocrates (1930) by Oswald Wenckebach at the Hippocratespad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member naj16

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 9/3/2013

last visited: 1/30/2014

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Extraterrestrial LocationsNeptune Fountain & Neptune Planet, Jihlava, Czech Republic

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The centerpiece of the fountain located on main square of city Jihlava is Neptune, god of the sea and namesake of Neptune the planet.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vraatja

location: Kraj Vysocina, Czech Republic

date approved: 9/1/2013

last visited: 12/8/2013

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Extraterrestrial LocationsLunar Crater Henry & Scientist Joseph Henry

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The lunar crater Henry is named after the physicist Joseph Henry whose statue is located in front of the Albany Academy in Albany, NY

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 8/31/2013

last visited: never

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Extraterrestrial LocationsPomona & 32 Pomona Asteroid - Paris, France

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Pomona is the Roman goddess of fruitful abundance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 8/29/2013

last visited: 10/3/2013

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Extraterrestrial LocationsEinstein Lunar Crater and the Physicist Albert Einstein - Princeton, NJ

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A lunar crater is named for the most famous scientist of the 20th century, Albert Einstein.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/29/2013

last visited: never

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Extraterrestrial LocationsPlanet Mercury and Roman god Mercury, Randers - Denmark

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Planeten Merkur er den mindste i vores solsystem, Merkur er også en Romersk gud - The planet Mercury is the smallest in our solar system. Mercury is also a Roman god

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kallehaugerne

location: Denmark

date approved: 8/26/2013

last visited: 6/11/2013

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Extraterrestrial LocationsJan Hus & 1840 Hus Asteroid (Prague, Czech Republic)

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Asteroid 1840 bears name of the Czech church reformer Jan Hus. The given coordinates assign the Jan Hus memorial at Old Town Square in Prague historic centre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 8/23/2013

last visited: 3/22/2014

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Extraterrestrial LocationsBedrich Smetana & 2047 Smetana Asteroid (Prague, Czech Republic)

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Waymarked coordinates assign the grave of the famous Czech classical music composer, Bedrich Smetana, located in Slavín Cemetery in Prague - Vyšehrad. Asteroid 2047 was named after Bedrich Smetana.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 8/23/2013

last visited: 12/28/2013

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