Neptunbrunnen - Weilburg, Hessen, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Eibacher Kuckuck
N 50° 29.100 E 008° 15.677
32U E 447592 N 5592818
Quick Description: On the market square in Weilburg there's a fountain with a statue of the Roman god Neptune on top. Neptune is the eighth and farthest planet from the Sun in our Solar System.
Location: Hessen, Germany
Date Posted: 2/21/2014 3:34:43 AM
Waymark Code: WMK6T3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team
Views: 6

Long Description:
The fountain is made of red sandstone. On the center column Neptune is shown standing upright on a fish and holding a trident in his hands. The water gushes out of the heads of winged fish on the four sides of the center column.

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Neptune is the eighth and farthest planet from the Sun in the Solar System. It is the fourth-largest planet by diameter and the third-largest by mass. Among the gaseous planets in the solar system, Neptune is the most dense. Neptune is 17 times the mass of Earth and is slightly more massive than its near-twin Uranus, which is 15 times the mass of Earth but not as dense. On average, Neptune orbits the Sun at a distance of 30.1 AU, approximately 30 times the Earth–Sun distance. Named after the Roman god of the sea, its astronomical symbol is ?, a stylised version of the god Neptune's trident.

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Celestial Body: Other Planet in the Solar Sytem

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