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Image for Jeremiah Horrocks - Transition Of Venus, Moon Crater and Asteroid 3078 - Bretherton, UKview gallery

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Extraterrestrial LocationsJeremiah Horrocks - Transition Of Venus, Moon Crater and Asteroid 3078 - Bretherton, UK

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This commemoration stone to Jeremiah Horrocks was erected in 2004, a year when Venus could be seen transiting the sun. It honours the fact that in 1639 he successfully predicted and observed this regular event at a nearby house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/31/2015

last visited: never

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Extraterrestrial LocationsVictoria (Victory) and Asteroid 12 Victoria - Preston, 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, especially on war memorials.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/1/2015

last visited: never

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Extraterrestrial LocationsThe Sun, Southport, Merseyside UK

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The Sun and Southport, not heard in the same sentence very often! This one always "shines" though, 24/7. You'll find it at the Pier Promenade.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member AngelPick

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/4/2012

last visited: 10/8/2016

Image for The Beatles & Asteroid 8749 Beatles – Liverpool, UKview gallery

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Extraterrestrial LocationsThe Beatles & Asteroid 8749 Beatles – Liverpool, UK

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8749 Beatles is a main-belt asteroid named after The Beatles, the world famous and most successful rock group from Liverpool. The statue was erected in 2015 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their last concert in Liverpool.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/23/2018

last visited: 10/10/2018

Image for The Beatles – Asteroid 8749 Beatles – Liverpool, UKview gallery

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Extraterrestrial LocationsThe Beatles – Asteroid 8749 Beatles – Liverpool, UK

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8749 Beatles is a main-belt asteroid named after The Beatles, the world famous and most successful Rock group from Liverpool. This ferry terminal houses a small museum named The Beatles Story.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/2/2011

last visited: 10/10/2018

Image for Victory and Peace On War Memorial And 2 Asteroids - Radcliffe, UKview gallery

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Extraterrestrial LocationsVictory and Peace On War Memorial And 2 Asteroids - Radcliffe, UK

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This World War I memorial obelisk has 3 bronze allegorical figures at its base, 2 of which have asteroids named after them.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/11/2017

last visited: never

Image for Captain James Cook - 3061 Cook Asteroid, A Moon Crater And A Mars Crater - Liverpool, UKview gallery

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Extraterrestrial LocationsCaptain James Cook - 3061 Cook Asteroid, A Moon Crater And A Mars Crater - Liverpool, UK

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This statue shows Captain James Cook an 18th Century navigator and explorer who led a voyage to view the transit of Venus in 1769, mapped the coasts of New Zealand and Australia, and tried to find the elusive North West passage.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/5/2019

last visited: never

Image for Christopher Columbus - Asteroid 327 Columbus And Craters Columbus - Liverpool, UKview gallery

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Extraterrestrial LocationsChristopher Columbus - Asteroid 327 Columbus And Craters Columbus - Liverpool, UK

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Christopher Columbus (before 31 October 1451 – 20 May 1506) was an Italian explorer, navigator, and colonist who completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean under the auspices of the Catholic Monarchs of Spain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/9/2019

last visited: never

Image for Mercator And 4798 Mercator Asteroid And Lunar Crater - Liverpool, UKview gallery

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Extraterrestrial LocationsMercator And 4798 Mercator Asteroid And Lunar Crater - Liverpool, UK

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This statue shows Geradus Mercator who was a 16th-century Southern Dutch cartographer, geographer and cosmographer. He was renowned for creating the 1569 world map based on a new projection that is still employed in nautical charts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/5/2019

last visited: never

Image for Charles Darwin - Asteroid 1991 Darwin And Craters Darwin - Liverpool, UKview gallery

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Extraterrestrial LocationsCharles Darwin - Asteroid 1991 Darwin And Craters Darwin - Liverpool, UK

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Charles Robert Darwin, FRS FRGS FLS FZS (12 February 1809 – 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/6/2019

last visited: never

Image for Carl Linnaeus And Linnaeus Asteroid 7412 And Lunar Crater Linné - Liverpool, UKview gallery

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Extraterrestrial LocationsCarl Linnaeus And Linnaeus Asteroid 7412 And Lunar Crater Linné - Liverpool, UK

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Carl Linnaeus was a Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist who formalised binomial nomenclature, the modern system of naming organisms. He is known as the "father of modern taxonomy".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/6/2019

last visited: never

Image for Fama and 408 Fama asteroid – Bury, UKview gallery

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Extraterrestrial LocationsFama and 408 Fama asteroid – Bury, UK

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The Kay memorial was erected by a descendent of John Kay to spread the fame of his achievements so who better than the Goddess Fame to do it for him.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/29/2011

last visited: 6/18/2016

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

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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 Joule House - Asteroid 12759 Joule And Lunar Impact Crater Joule - Salford, UKview gallery

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Extraterrestrial LocationsJoule House - Asteroid 12759 Joule And Lunar Impact Crater Joule - Salford, UK

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This early 19th Century house is named after James Prescott Joule who was an English physicist who gave his name to the SI derived unit of energy, the Joule.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/1/2020

last visited: never

Image for Frederyk Chopin – 3784 Chopin Asteroid and Mercury Crater Chopin – Manchester, UKview gallery

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Extraterrestrial LocationsFrederyk Chopin – 3784 Chopin Asteroid and Mercury Crater Chopin – Manchester, UK

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This statue of Fryderyk Chopin playing a piano was erected to celebrate the 200th anniversary of his birth. He has given his name to an asteroid and a crater on the planet Mercury. A copy of one of his compositions was taken to the Space Station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/21/2012

last visited: never

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

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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 The Rising Sun – The Sun – Manchester, UKview gallery

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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

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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

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

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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 Neptune  On Top Of Ship Canal House & Planet Neptune – Manchester, UKview gallery

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Extraterrestrial LocationsNeptune On Top Of Ship Canal House & Planet Neptune – Manchester, UK

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Manchester is an inland city, 36 miles from the coast and one of the first industrial cities in the world. It was connected to the sea by rivers but the ship canal was built in 1893 to allow ocean going vessels to navigate to Manchester.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/12/2012

last visited: never

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

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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 Atlas The Titan and Atlas The Inner Satellite of Saturn – Manchester, UKview gallery

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Extraterrestrial LocationsAtlas The Titan and Atlas The Inner Satellite of Saturn – Manchester, UK

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Just as Atlas is carrying the earth on his shoulders in this statue, Atlas the inner satellite of Saturn is so named because it holds the rings of Saturn on its shoulders.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/11/2012

last visited: never

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

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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 The Unicorn And Constellation Monoceros – Manchester, UKview gallery

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Extraterrestrial LocationsThe Unicorn And Constellation Monoceros – Manchester, UK

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This sign shows a very realistic looking unicorn in the middle of a dark wood. Well at least as realistic as a mythical creature can be.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/24/2012

last visited: never

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

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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

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