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Extraterrestrial LocationsMichael Faraday & Faraday Crater - The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, U.K.

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Michael Faraday was a nineteenth century British physicist and Chemist.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/4/2020

last visited: never

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Extraterrestrial LocationsWilliam Shakespeare & Asteroid 2985 Shakespeare - University of Birmingham - Edgbaston, Birmingham, U.K.

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A life-size statue of William Shakespeare above the entrance to the Great Hall of the University of Birmingham.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/3/2020

last visited: never

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Extraterrestrial LocationsSir Edward Elgar & Asteroid 4818 Elgar - University of Birmingham - Edgbaston, Birmingham, U.K.

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A blue plaque for Sir Edward Elgar who was appointed the University of Bimringham's first professor of music in 1905.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/1/2020

last visited: never

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Extraterrestrial LocationsSir Walter Norman Haworth & Haworth Crater - University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, U.K.

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Sir Walter Norman Haworth is one of eleven Nobel Laureates honoured by the University by being part of its 'Nobel Prize Winners' wall display in the Aston Webb Building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/1/2020

last visited: never

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Extraterrestrial LocationsAkhenaten & the 326290 Akhenaten Asteroid - Gellért Hill, Budapest, Hungary

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Bronze statue Akhenaten an Egyptian pharaoh of 18th Dynasty of the New Kingdom of Egypt located in the Garden of Philosophy on Gellért Hill in Budapest & 326290 Akhenaten Asteroid a large rock that orbits the Sun between orbits of Mars and Jupiter.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vraatja

location: Budapest, Hungary

date approved: 5/26/2020

last visited: never

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Extraterrestrial Locations29 Amphitrite & Amphitrite on fountain / Amfitríta na kašne - Jicín (East Bohemia)

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Asteroid 29 bears name of the ancient Greek sea goddess Amphitrite. The given coordinates indicate an Amphitrite statue on Empire-style fountain located in the main public space of town Jicín - Valdštejnovo námestí (Wallenstein Square).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Královéhradecký kraj, Czechia

date approved: 5/24/2020

last visited: never

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Extraterrestrial Locations5143 Heracles & Heracles and Antaîos sculptural group - Vranov nad Dyjí (South Moravia)

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Asteroid 5143 bears name of divine hero of Greek mythology, Heracles. The given coordinates indicate the Baroque sculptural group Heracles and Antaîos located in Cour d'honneur of the Chateau Vranov nad Dyjí (zámek Vranov nad Dyjí).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Jihomoravský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 5/13/2020

last visited: never

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Extraterrestrial Locations2999 Dante Asteroid & Dante Aligheri Monument - Newburgh, New York

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The main-belt asteroid 2999 Dante is named after the Florentine poet Dante Aligheri. A monument dedicated to Italian poet Dante Alighieri is located outside the Newburgh Public Library at 124 Grand Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 5/8/2020

last visited: never

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Extraterrestrial Locations5103 Diviš & Prokop Diviš memorial - Znojmo (South Moravia)

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Asteroid 5103 bears name of the Czech priest, inventor and scientist Prokop Diviš. The given coordinates indicate a small Prokop Diviš memorial with his bronze bust, situated in square bearing his name in historic centre of Znojmo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Jihomoravský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 5/8/2020

last visited: never

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Extraterrestrial LocationsTriton (moon) & Triton (god) - Chateau fountain / Zámecká fontána - Klášterec nad Ohrí (North-West Bohemia)

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Neptune's moon Triton bears name of a mythological Greek god and messenger of the sea - Triton. The given coordinates mark Tritons stone sculpture in fountain, located in the front of neo-Gothic Chateau Klášterec nad Ohrí (zámek Klášterec nad Ohrí).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Ústecký kraj, Czechia

date approved: 5/3/2020

last visited: never

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Extraterrestrial LocationsAleksei Gubarev & 2544 Gubarev Asteroid - Prague, Czech Republic

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Aleksei Gubarev ( 29 March 1931 – 21 February 2015) was a Soviet cosmonaut who flew on two space flights: Soyuz 17 and Soyuz 28

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia

date approved: 5/3/2020

last visited: 5/18/2020

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Extraterrestrial LocationsVladimir Remek & 2552 Remek Asteroid - Prague, Czech Republic

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Vladimír Remek (born 26 September 1948) is considered to be the first astronaut from the European Union

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia

date approved: 5/3/2020

last visited: 5/18/2020

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Extraterrestrial Locations2706 Borovsky & Karel Havlícek Borovský monument - Duchcov (North-West Bohemia)

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Asteroid 2706 bears name of Czech writer, poet, critic, politician, and journalist Karel Havlícek Borovský. The given coordinates mark the Karel Havlícek Borovský monument located in the front of Rondo-Cubist Gymnasium complex in Duchcov.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Ústecký kraj, Czechia

date approved: 5/1/2020

last visited: never

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Extraterrestrial Locations127 Johanna & Jeanne d'Arc - Reims, France

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[EN] The main belt asteroid 127 Johanna bears the name of Joan of Arc, French heroine of the Middle Ages. [FR] L'astéroïde de ceinture principale 127 Johanna porte le nom de Jeanne d'Arc, héroïne française du moyen age.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Grand-Est, France

date approved: 4/27/2020

last visited: 6/6/2019

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Extraterrestrial Locations127 Johanna & Jeanne d'Arc - Alise-Sainte-Reine, France

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[EN] The main belt asteroid 127 Johanna bears the name of Joan of Arc, French heroine of the Middle Ages. [FR] L'astéroïde de ceinture principale 127 Johanna porte le nom de Jeanne d'Arc, héroïne française du moyen age.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France

date approved: 4/26/2020

last visited: 6/6/2018

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Extraterrestrial Locations52963 Vercingetorix & Vercingétorix - Alise-Sainte-Reine, France

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[EN] The main belt asteroid 52963 Vercingetorix, It was named after Vercingétorix, chief and king of the Arvernes. [FR] L'astéroïde de ceinture principale 52963 Vercingetorix, Il a été nommé d'après Vercingétorix, chef et roi des Arvernes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France

date approved: 4/25/2020

last visited: 6/6/2018

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Extraterrestrial Locations2047 Smetana & Bedrich Smetana - Chateau park (Benátky nad Jizerou, Central Bohemia)

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Inner Main-belt Asteroid 2047 Smetana bears name of Czech composer Bedrich Smetana, whose depicted bronze bust decorates upper part of the Chateau park in Benátky nad Jizerou.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 4/19/2020

last visited: never

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Extraterrestrial LocationsBenjamin Franklin & Franklin Lunar Crater - New Orleans, LA

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The Benjamin Franklin monument faces Camp Street in Lafayette Square, New Orleans, Louisiana. Franklin is a lunar impact crater that is located in the northeast part of the visible Moon; it is named after Benjamin Franklin.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben

location: Louisiana

date approved: 4/17/2020

last visited: never

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Extraterrestrial LocationsCrater Heyrovský (Moon) & Jaroslav Heyrovský - Vysehrad Cemetery (Prague, Czechia)

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Lunar impact crater Heyrovsky bears name of a prominent Czech scientist of the 20th century Jaroslav Heyrovský. The given coordinates mark his grave, which is located in the Czech national burial ground - Vyšehrad cemetery in Prague.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia

date approved: 4/17/2020

last visited: never

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Extraterrestrial LocationsCrater Purkyne (Moon) & Jan Evangelista Purkyne - Vysehrad Cemetery (Prague, Czechia)

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Lunar impact crater Purkyne bears name of a prominent Czech scientist of the 19th century Jan Evangelista Purkyne. The given coordinates mark his grave, which is located in the Czech national burial ground - Vyšehrad cemetery in Prague.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia

date approved: 4/17/2020

last visited: never

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Extraterrestrial Locations2706 Borovsky & Karel Havlícek Borovský monument - Kutná Hora (Central Bohemia)

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Asteroid 2706 bears name of Czech writer, poet, critic, politician, and journalist Karel Havlícek Borovský. The given coordinates mark the Karel Havlícek Borovský monument at Vlášský dvur (Italian Court) in Kutná Hora historic centre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 4/16/2020

last visited: never

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Extraterrestrial LocationsAsteroid 60 Echo - Eventyrhaven - Odense, Danmark

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Den forelskede Echo vandrer om i skoven, men kan kun gentage den elskedes ord...Echo wanders through the forest, but can only repeat the beloved's words.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots

location: Denmark

date approved: 4/15/2020

last visited: 5/7/2020

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Extraterrestrial LocationsAsteroid 12 Victoria - Douglas, Isle of Man

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This statue of Queen Victoria is situated in an external alcove on the first floor of Queen Victoria House in Victoria Street, Douglas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: Isle of Man

date approved: 4/13/2020

last visited: never

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Extraterrestrial LocationsAsteroid 78 Diana & Diana The Huntress - New Orleans, LA

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Augustus Saint-Gaudens' gilded bronze sculpture 'Diana' is located at the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden within New Orleans City Park, Louisiana. Asteroid 78 Diana was named after her.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben

location: Louisiana

date approved: 4/12/2020

last visited: never

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Extraterrestrial Locations3412 Kafka & Franz Kafka bust - Podebrady (Central Bohemia)

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Asteroid 3412 bears name of renowned German-speaking Bohemian novelist and short-story writer Franz Kafka. The given coordinates mark the Franz Kafka bust at Jirího námestí (George Square) in spa town Podebrady historic centre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 4/8/2020

last visited: never

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