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Image for Mercury - Shelter on Shute Lane - Iwerne Minster, Dorsetview gallery

SWSW42.2 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsMercury - Shelter on Shute Lane - Iwerne Minster, Dorset

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Relief figure of Mercury on this shelter on the corner of Shute Lane, Iwerne Minster.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/28/2017

last visited: never

Image for Philae - landed on 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko.from Rosetta spacecraftview gallery

SWSW44.4 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsPhilae - landed on 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko.from Rosetta spacecraft

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The Philae column can be seen in the garden of Kingston Lacey.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/13/2014

last visited: never

Image for Neptune and the Planet Neptune - The Centre, Bristol, UKview gallery

NWNW71 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsNeptune and the Planet Neptune - The Centre, Bristol, UK

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This lead-covered statue was produced by Joseph Rendall in 1723 and has been moved to various locations around the city of Bristol until arriving at this spot in 1999. The planet Neptune is named after this god of the sea.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/10/2019

last visited: never

Image for Robert Hooke And Mars Crater Hooke - Oxford, UKview gallery

NENE73.9 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsRobert Hooke And Mars Crater Hooke - Oxford, UK

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This plaque on the wall of University College celebrates the fact that Robert Hooke assisted chemist Robert Boyle and then went on to invent the microscope.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/2/2020

last visited: never

Image for Robert Boyle And Asteroid 11967 Boyle And Lunar Crater Boyle - Oxford, UKview gallery

NENE73.9 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsRobert Boyle And Asteroid 11967 Boyle And Lunar Crater Boyle - Oxford, UK

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This plaque on the wall of University College celebrates the fact that chemist Robert Boyle lived near here between 1665 and 1668.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/2/2020

last visited: never

Image for Edmond Halley And Halley's Comet And Various Objects - Oxfordview gallery

NENE74 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsEdmond Halley And Halley's Comet And Various Objects - Oxford

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This engraved stone plaque is fixed to the gate-post of 7 New College Lane, the official residence of the Savilian Professor of Geometry since the eighteenth century, and commemorates Edmund (more usually Edmond) Halley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/2/2020

last visited: never

Image for Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin And Asteroid 5422 Hodgkin - Oxford, UKview gallery

NENE74.4 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsDorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin And Asteroid 5422 Hodgkin - Oxford, UK

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This blue plaque is one of three at the entrance to The Oxford University Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/10/2020

last visited: never

Image for Diana and 78 Diana Asteroid - Bushy Park, London, UKview gallery

EE99.1 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsDiana and 78 Diana Asteroid - Bushy Park, London, UK

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This statue of Diana sits atop the fountain at the intersection of Chestnut Avenue and Limes Avenue in Bushy Park, London. There is some dispute as to whether the statue represents "Diana" or "Arethusa" with current thinking being with the latter.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/19/2015

last visited: 9/18/2016

Image for Monoceros - Constellation - Unicorn - Kew Gardens. London, UK.view gallery

EE104.4 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsMonoceros - Constellation - Unicorn - Kew Gardens. London, UK.

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Monoceros is Greek for Unicorn. An ancient Historical Creature, & the name of a Constellation. This Portland stone, sculpture of the Unicorn of Scotland is located at the Palm House Terrace, Kew Gardens, London, Great Britain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/16/2016

last visited: 1/5/2017

Image for William Shakespeare - Shakespeare Craterview gallery

NENE108.8 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsWilliam Shakespeare - Shakespeare Crater

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The Shakespeare Crater on the planet Mercury is named after the playwright William Shakespeare. This bust of Shakespeare is located in the Stowe Landscape Gardens.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dragontree

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/11/2010

last visited: 8/1/2014

Image for Shakespeare - Shakespeare quadrangle -Mercuryview gallery

NN115.9 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsShakespeare - Shakespeare quadrangle -Mercury

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Shakespeare quadrangle on Mercury, named after William Shakespeare playwright and poet born 1564 Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, UK

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bear and Ragged

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/13/2008

last visited: 9/2/2016

Image for Rowland Hill and lunar craters Rowland & Hillview gallery

NN142.6 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsRowland Hill and lunar craters Rowland & Hill

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Statue of Rowland Hill, father of the postage stamp.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/25/2012

last visited: never

Image for Asteroid 10515 Old Joe - University of Birmingham - Edgbaston, Birmingham, U.K.view gallery

NN145.5 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsAsteroid 10515 Old Joe - University of Birmingham - Edgbaston, Birmingham, U.K.

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Main belt asteroid 10515 is named after "Old Joe" the alternative name for the Joseph Chamberlain Clock Tower at the University of Birmingham.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/6/2019

last visited: 6/19/2019

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