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Image for Shakespeare - Shakespeare quadrangle -Mercuryview gallery

SWSW9.7 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 Asteroid 10515 Old Joe - University of Birmingham - Edgbaston, Birmingham, U.K.view gallery

NWNW30.1 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: never

Image for Rowland Hill and lunar craters Rowland & Hillview gallery

WW45.4 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 William Shakespeare - Shakespeare Craterview gallery

SESE48.3 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 Premium Member Dragontree

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/11/2010

last visited: 8/1/2014

Image for Victory and Asteroid 12 Victoria - Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, UK.view gallery

NWNW93 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsVictory and Asteroid 12 Victoria - Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, UK.

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The statue of the Roman goddess of victory is on the top of Hanley War Memorial located outside the Town Hall, on Albion Street in Hanley city centre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/22/2019

last visited: never

Image for Pan God And Pan Asteroid And Pan Saturn Moon - Sheffield, UKview gallery

NN123.9 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsPan God And Pan Asteroid And Pan Saturn Moon - Sheffield, UK

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This statue of the god Pan stands in the rose garden of Sheffield Botanical Gardens.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/10/2018

last visited: never

Image for Sir Patrick Moore And Asteroid 2602 Moore - Sheffield, UKview gallery

NN124.6 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsSir Patrick Moore And Asteroid 2602 Moore - Sheffield, UK

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This mural of amateur astronomer and broadcaster Sir Patrick More is on part of a brick wall of Freeman College, in a narrow side street. Asteroid 2602 Moore was named after him in 1982.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/14/2016

last visited: never

Image for Victoria (Victory) and Asteroid 12 Victoria - Sheffield, UKview gallery

NN125 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsVictoria (Victory) and Asteroid 12 Victoria - Sheffield, UK

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This statue of Roman Goddess Victoria is at the top of a war memorial that commemorates the severe losses of the northern regiment, which included many Pals battalions from specific towns.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/26/2019

last visited: never

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

SESE125.5 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 Diana and 78 Diana Asteroid - Bushy Park, London, UKview gallery

SESE129.1 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 James Prescott Joule - Asteroid 12759 Joule And Lunar Impact Crater Joule - Sale, UKview gallery

NN137.6 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsJames Prescott Joule - Asteroid 12759 Joule And Lunar Impact Crater Joule - Sale, UK

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This bust depicts James Prescott Joule who was an English physicist who gave his name to the SI derived unit of energy, the Joule. An asteroid and a lunar crater have been named after him.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/24/2013

last visited: never

Image for James Prescott Joule - Asteroid 12759 Joule And Lunar Impact Crater Joule - Sale, UKview gallery

NN137.8 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsJames Prescott Joule - Asteroid 12759 Joule And Lunar Impact Crater Joule - Sale, UK

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This pub sign depicts James Prescott Joule who was an English physicist who gave his name to the SI derived unit of energy, the Joule. An asteroid and a lunar crater have been named after him.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/24/2013

last visited: never

Image for Archimedes’s Eureka Moment and Asteroid 5261 Eureka – Manchester, UKview gallery

NN141.5 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsArchimedes’s Eureka Moment and Asteroid 5261 Eureka – Manchester, UK

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This statue of Archimedes and his Eureka moment was erected by the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) in September 1990. Spookily this was in the same year that asteroid 5261 Eureka was discovered.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/1/2012

last visited: never

Image for Alan Mathison Turing - Asteroid 1024 Turing - Manchester, UKview gallery

NN141.6 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsAlan Mathison Turing - Asteroid 1024 Turing - Manchester, UK

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This seated statue depicts Alan Turing, the mathematician, wartime code breaker who is also known as the father of computing. The asteroid was discovered by an Italian-American astroner who is also a mathemetician and software developer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/17/2013

last visited: 3/23/2018

Image for Rembrandt Pub – Crater on Mercury and  Asteroid 4511 Rembrandt – Manchester, UKview gallery

NN141.6 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsRembrandt Pub – Crater on Mercury and Asteroid 4511 Rembrandt – Manchester, UK

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This pub is named after Rembrandt, a famous and successful Dutch artist. He has an asteroid and a crater on Mercury named after him.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/17/2013

last visited: never

Image for Ethelfleda - Venus Crater Aethelflaed - Runcorn, UKview gallery

NWNW141.8 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsEthelfleda - Venus Crater Aethelflaed - Runcorn, UK

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This large carved stone head of Ethelfleda, the daughter of King Alfred the Great, stands in the grounds of the Brindley Theatre, in Runcorn.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/24/2015

last visited: never

Image for Unicorn On Queen Victoria’s Coat of Arms And Constellation Monoceros – Manchester, UKview gallery

NN141.9 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsUnicorn On Queen Victoria’s Coat of Arms And Constellation Monoceros – Manchester, UK

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The Theatre Royal was built in 1845 during the reign of Queen Victoria and has a large version of her coat of arms above a statue of William Shakespeare.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/14/2012

last visited: never

Image for Inland Revenue Entrance Unicorn And Constellation Monoceros – Manchester, UKview gallery

NN141.9 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsInland Revenue Entrance Unicorn And Constellation Monoceros – Manchester, UK

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This unicorn is guarding the entrance to the old Inland Revenue office that was built in 1876. It is sharing its duties with a lion, and each is holding a shield with the U.K. coat of arms.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/24/2012

last visited: never

Image for Victory (Victoria) and Asteroid 12 Victoria – Manchester, UKview gallery

NN142.1 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsVictory (Victoria) and Asteroid 12 Victoria – Manchester, UK

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12 Victoria is a large main-belt asteroid, originally named after Queen Victoria. It was changed to be officially named after the Roman Goddess Victoria, otherwise known as Victory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/24/2012

last visited: 12/2/2017

Image for Peace and 670 Pax Asteroid – Manchester, UKview gallery

NN142.1 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsPeace and 670 Pax Asteroid – Manchester, UK

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679 Pax is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. It is named after Pax, a Roman goddess.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/24/2012

last visited: 12/2/2017

Image for Minerva and 93 Minerva Asteroid – Manchester, UKview gallery

NN142.1 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsMinerva and 93 Minerva Asteroid – Manchester, UK

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93 Minerva is a large main-belt asteroid, named after Minerva the Roman Goddess of Wisdom and war.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/24/2012

last visited: 12/2/2017

Image for Roman God Mars and Planet Mars – Manchester, UKview gallery

NN142.1 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsRoman God Mars and Planet Mars – Manchester, UK

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Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun in the Solar System and named after the Roman god of war.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/24/2012

last visited: 12/2/2017

Image for James Watt & Watt Lunar Crater – Manchester, UKview gallery

NN142.1 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsJames Watt & Watt Lunar Crater – Manchester, UK

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A statue of the famous Scottish inventor whose improvements to steam engines helped kick start the Industrial Revolution. He was born 1736 and died 1819.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/23/2012

last visited: 12/2/2017

Image for The Rising Sun – The Sun – Manchester, UKview gallery

NN142.1 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsThe Rising Sun – The Sun – Manchester, UK

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The Sun is the star at the centre of the Solar System, and the most important influence on Earth. This pub sign shows the sun rising into the Earth’s sky in the morning. The Sun is often seen on pub signs, recognising the sun’s influence on Earth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/2/2011

last visited: never

Image for Abraham Lincoln & Lincoln Scarp Lunar Feature – Manchester, UKview gallery

NN142.1 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsAbraham Lincoln & Lincoln Scarp Lunar Feature – Manchester, UK

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The Lincoln Scarp is located on the moon and is named after Abraham Lincoln. The statue of Abraham Lincoln is located in Lincoln Square, Manchester.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/26/2012

last visited: 8/4/2015

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