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SWSW24.3 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsNeptune Way at Sacramento, CA -- U S

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Neptune is the 8th planet of the solar system. It is the fourth largest and third in weight/mass. In mythology, Neptune was the Roman god of the sea.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 7/29/2012

last visited: 7/31/2012

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SWSW24.3 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsMercury Way, Sacramento CA, U S

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Named for the planet nearest the sun. Mercury is nearly the smallest of the known planets. It also has the hottest daytime temperatures, 427* C or 800* F.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 7/29/2012

last visited: never

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SWSW24.5 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsVenus Drive, Sacramento CA, U S

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Venus is the 2nd planet froom the sun and one of those nearest earth. It is also recognized as the first star of evening as it is one of the brightest. Venus was a mythologic goddess of the early Romans and Greeks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 7/29/2012

last visited: 7/31/2012

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SWSW24.6 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsOrion Way, Sacramento CA -- U S

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Orion was a mythologic warrior, Riegel is the brightest star of the hunter's belt in the constellation named Orion.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 7/29/2012

last visited: 7/31/2012

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SS25.7 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsPegasus Way Rancho Cordova CA

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One of the ancient constellations. Before there was so much extra light in the sky, these could be observed more easily. Sailors depended upon the location of constellations to navigate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 7/29/2012

last visited: 7/31/2012

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SS26.9 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsMars Way, Sacramento, CA U S

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Mars is the 4th planet from the sun. It is roughly one half the size of earth. It is nicknames the Red planet (for it's color). Technically, the city of Rancho Cordova claims this one.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 7/29/2012

last visited: 7/31/2012

Image for Outer limits  (Untitled) - Sacramento CAview gallery

SWSW32.2 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsOuter limits (Untitled) - Sacramento CA

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This is an art in public space installation at the Sacramento Convention Center. It incorporates the signs of the zodiac.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 8/27/2012

last visited: never

Image for Pluto Way, Sacramento CA -- U Sview gallery

SWSW36.9 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsPluto Way, Sacramento CA -- U S

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News if July 11, 2012, confirm a 5th mooon that orbits the declassified "planetoid". Discovered by Hubble telescope. Pluto was discovered in 1930 and the only planet named by a child.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 7/29/2012

last visited: never

Image for Mark Twain - Crater on Mercury; Statue in Angels Camp, CAview gallery

SESE100.3 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsMark Twain - Crater on Mercury; Statue in Angels Camp, CA

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The Mark Twain Crater is located in the southern hemisphere of Mercury. This Mark Twain statue is in a park in Angels Camp, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: California

date approved: 7/2/2008

last visited: 6/15/2009

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NENE147.7 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsTriton Fountain - Eldorado Casino - Reno, NV

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A large, elaborate fountain in the Eldorado Casino in Reno.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Nevada

date approved: 9/9/2008

last visited: 1/4/2014

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SWSW149.8 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsChristopher Columbus and the Columbus Crater - San Francisco, CA

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This statue of Christopher Columbus is set in front of San Francisco's Coit Tower.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 5/10/2012

last visited: 7/7/2014

Image for Goethe and Schiller - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SWSW156.1 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsGoethe and Schiller - San Francisco, CA

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A statue of Goethe and Schiller in San Francisco, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/9/2011

last visited: 3/3/2015

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SWSW156.3 km

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Extraterrestrial LocationsGiuseppe Verdi - Verdi Crater - San Francisco, CA

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The Verdi Crater on Mercury is named after Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/27/2008

last visited: 9/6/2012

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