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Re: UT: Where in the Universe Challenge #116

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bystander wrote:Where in the Universe Challenge #116
Universe Today | 18 Aug 2010
Here's this week's Where In The Universe Challenge. You know what to do: take a look at this image and see if you can determine where in the universe this image is from; give yourself extra points if you can name the telescope or spacecraft responsible for the image. We’ll provide the image today, but won’t reveal the answer until tomorrow. This gives you a chance to mull over the image and provide your answer/guess in the comment section. Please, no links or extensive explanations of what you think this is — give everyone the chance to guess.

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Re: UT: Where in the Universe Challenge #115

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Universe Today | 18 Aug 2010
It’s time once again for another Where In The Universe Challenge. Test your visual knowledge of the cosmos by naming where in the Universe this image was taken and give yourself extra points if you can name the spacecraft/telescope responsible for this picture. Post your guesses in the comments section, and check back on later at this same post to find the answer. To make this challenge fun for everyone, please don’t include links or extensive explanations with your answer. Good luck!

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UT: Where in the Universe Challenge #118

Post by bystander » Wed Sep 15, 2010 7:45 pm

Where in the Universe Challenge #118
Universe Today | 15 Sept 2010
Here’s this week’s Where In The Universe Challenge. You know what to do: take a look at this image and see if you can determine where in the universe this image is from; give yourself extra points if you can name the telescope or spacecraft responsible for the image. We’ll provide the image today, but won’t reveal the answer until tomorrow. This gives you a chance to mull over the image and provide your answer/guess in the comment section. Please, no links or extensive explanations of what you think this is — give everyone the chance to guess.

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UT: Where in the Universe Challenge #119

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UT: Where in the Universe Challenge #119
Universe Today | 22 Sept 2010
Here’s this week’s image for the Where In The Universe Challenge, to test your visual knowledge of the cosmos. You know what to do: take a look at this image and see if you can determine where in the universe this image is from; give yourself extra points if you can name the instrument responsible for the image. We’ll provide the image today, but won’t reveal the answer until later this week. This gives you a chance to mull over the image and provide your answer/guess in the comment section. Please, no links or extensive explanations of what you think this is — give everyone the chance to guess.

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UT: Where in the Universe Challenge #120

Post by bystander » Wed Sep 29, 2010 8:37 pm

Where in the Universe Challenge #120
Universe Today | 29 Sep 2010
Here’s this week’s image for the Where In The Universe Challenge, to test your visual knowledge of the cosmos. You know what to do: take a look at this image and see if you can determine where in the universe this image is from; give yourself extra points if you can name the spacecraft or instrument responsible for the image. We’ll provide the image today, but won’t reveal the answer until later. This gives you a chance to mull over the image and provide your answer/guess in the comment section. Please, no links or extensive explanations of what you think this is — give everyone the chance to guess.

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UT: Where in the Universe Challenge #121

Post by bystander » Wed Oct 06, 2010 3:34 pm

Where in the Universe Challenge #121
Universe Today | 06 Oct 2010
It’s time once again for another Where In The Universe Challenge. This awesome image was sent in by UT reader Paul Nadolny. Name where in the Universe this image was taken and give yourself extra points if you can name exactly what all the different objects are in the image, as well as what instrument is responsible. Post your guesses in the comments section, and check back on later at this same post to find the answer. To make this challenge fun for everyone, please don’t include links or extensive explanations with your answer. Good luck!

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UT: Where in the Universe Challenge #122

Post by bystander » Thu Oct 14, 2010 4:18 pm

Where in the Universe Challenge #122
Universe Today | 14 Oct 2010
Ready for another Where In The Universe Challenge? Here’s #122! Take a look and see if you can name where in the Universe this image is from. Give yourself extra points if you can name the spacecraft, telescope or instrument responsible for the image. We provide the image today, but won’t reveal the answer until tomorrow. This gives you a chance to mull over the image and provide your answer/guess in the comment section. And Please, no links or extensive explanations of what you think this is — give everyone the chance to guess. (Some folks have been messing that up lately — let’s get it right, people!!)

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UT: Where in the Universe Challenge #123

Post by bystander » Thu Oct 28, 2010 3:08 pm

Where in the Universe Challenge #123
Universe Today | 28 Oct 2010
After a small hiatus, it’s time once again for another Where In The Universe Challenge. Test your visual knowledge of the cosmos by naming where in the Universe this image was taken and give yourself extra points if you can name the spacecraft/telescope responsible for this picture. Post your guesses in the comments section, and check back on later at this same post to find the answer. To make this challenge fun for everyone, please don’t include links or extensive explanations with your answer. Good luck!

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UT: Where in the Universe Challenge #124

Post by bystander » Wed Nov 03, 2010 7:59 pm

Where in the Universe Challenge #124
Universe Today | 03 Nov 2010
It’s time once again for another Where In The Universe Challenge. Name where in the Universe this image was taken and give yourself extra points if you can name the telescope or spacecraft responsible for the image. Post your guesses in the comments section, and check back on later at this same post to find the answer. To make this challenge fun for everyone, please don’t include links or extensive explanations with your answer. Good luck!

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UT: Where in the Universe Challenge #125

Post by bystander » Wed Nov 17, 2010 11:51 pm

Where in the Universe Challenge #125
Universe Today | 17 Nov 2010
Ready for another Where In The Universe Challenge? Here’s #125! Take a look and see if you can name where in the Universe this image is from. Give yourself extra points if you can name the spacecraft, telescope or instrument responsible for the image. We provide the image today, but won’t reveal the answer until tomorrow. This gives you a chance to mull over the image and provide your answer/guess in the comment section. And Please, no links or extensive explanations of what you think this is — give everyone the chance to guess.
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UT: Where in the Universe Challenge #126

Post by bystander » Thu Nov 25, 2010 1:32 pm

Where in the Universe Challenge #126
Universe Today | 24 Nov 2010
Here’s this week’s image for the Where In The Universe Challenge, to test your visual knowledge of the cosmos. You know what to do: take a look at this image and see if you can determine where in the universe this image is from; give yourself extra points if you can name the spacecraft or instrument responsible for the image. We’ll provide the image today, but won’t reveal the answer until later. This gives you a chance to mull over the image and provide your answer/guess in the comment section. Please, no links or extensive explanations of what you think this is — give everyone the chance to guess.

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UT: Where in the Universe Challenge #127

Post by bystander » Thu Dec 02, 2010 12:36 am

Where in the Universe Challenge #127
Universe Today | 01 Dec 2010
It’s time once again for another Where In The Universe Challenge. Name where in the Universe this image was taken and give yourself extra points if you can name the telescope or spacecraft responsible for the image. Post your guesses in the comments section, and check back on later at this same post to find the answer. To make this challenge fun for everyone, please don’t include links or extensive explanations with your answer. Good luck!
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Re: UT: Where in the Universe Challenge

Post by Céline Richard » Tue Dec 07, 2010 5:52 pm

"This is Mars, as seen by the HiRISE camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. It is sandfalls in the north polar region of the planet. This image was part of the new PDS release this week."
http://www.universetoday.com/80987/wher ... verse-127/

Actually, i thought it was a view from above a volcano. I know there are volcano on Mars, but i think Mars is covered with red dust.
So i thought it might be a view of Venus, although i am not sure there are volcanos on Vénus. I was told there is magma on Venus.

Anyway, this picture is grey, with sort of waves... So i have had the impression it was lava layers or stratums. The black parts would have been basalt, and the grey parts, dust... But i was wrong! This is the North polar region of Mars :wink:

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UT: Where in the Universe Challenge #128

Post by bystander » Thu Dec 09, 2010 12:08 am

Where in the Universe Challenge #128
Universe Today | 08 Dec 2010
Ready for another Where In The Universe Challenge? Here’s #128! Take a look and see if you can name where in the Universe this image is from. Give yourself extra points if you can name the spacecraft responsible for the image. As usual, we’ll provide the image today, but won’t reveal the answer until later. This gives you a chance to mull over the image and provide your answer/guess in the comment section. Please, no links or extensive explanations of what you think this is — give everyone the chance to guess.
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UT: Where in the Universe Challenge #129

Post by bystander » Thu Dec 16, 2010 5:57 pm

Where in the Universe Challenge #129
Universe Today | 15 Dec 2010
Here’s this week’s image for the Where In The Universe Challenge, to test your visual knowledge of the cosmos. You know what to do: take a look at this image and see if you can determine where in the universe this image is from; give yourself extra points if you can name the spacecraft/telescope responsible for the image. We’ll provide the image today, but won’t reveal the answer until later. This gives you a chance to mull over the image and provide your answer/guess in the comment section. Please, no links or extensive explanations of what you think this is — give everyone the chance to guess.
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UT: Where in the Universe Challenge #130

Post by bystander » Thu Dec 23, 2010 8:41 pm

Where in the Universe Challenge #130
Universe Today | 23 Dec 2010
Here’s this week’s Where In The Universe Challenge. Take a look and see if you can name where in the Universe this image is from. Give yourself extra points if you can name the spacecraft, telescope or instrument responsible for the image. We provide the image today, but won’t reveal the answer until tomorrow. This gives you a chance to mull over the image and provide your answer/guess in the comment section. And please, no links or extensive explanations of what you think this is — give everyone the chance to guess.
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UT: Where in the Universe Challenge #131

Post by bystander » Thu Dec 30, 2010 4:33 pm

Where in the Universe Challenge #131
Universe Today | 30 Dec 2010
Ready for the final Where In The Universe Challenge of 2010? Take a look and see if you can name where in the Universe this image is from. Give yourself extra points if you can name the spacecraft, telescope or instrument responsible for the image. We provide the image today, but won’t reveal the answer until later. This gives you a chance to mull over the image and provide your answer/guess in the comment section. And Please, no links or extensive explanations of what you think this is — give everyone the chance to guess.
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UT: Where in the Universe Challenge #132

Post by bystander » Wed Jan 12, 2011 7:03 pm

Where in the Universe Challenge #132
Universe Today | Nancy Atkinson | 2011 Jan 12

Here’s this week’s Where In The Universe Challenge. Take a look and see if you can name where in the Universe this image is from. Give yourself extra points if you can name the spacecraft, telescope or instrument responsible for the image. We provide the image today, but won’t reveal the answer until later. This gives you a chance to mull over the image and provide your answer/guess in the comment section. And please, no links or extensive explanations of what you think this is — give everyone the chance to guess.
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UT: Where in the Universe Challenge #133

Post by bystander » Wed Jan 19, 2011 10:09 pm

Where in the Universe Challenge #133
Universe Today | Nancy Atkinson | 2011 Jan 19

Here’s this week’s image for the Where In The Universe Challenge, to test your visual knowledge of the cosmos. You know what to do: take a look at this image and see if you can determine where in the universe this image is from; give yourself extra points if you can name the instrument responsible for the image. We’ll provide the image today, but won’t reveal the answer until later this week. This gives you a chance to mull over the image and provide your answer/guess in the comment section. Please, no links or extensive explanations of what you think this is — give everyone the chance to guess.
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UT: Where in the Universe Challenge #134

Post by bystander » Thu Jan 27, 2011 4:47 am

Where in the Universe Challenge #134
Universe Today | Nancy Atkinson | 2011 Jan 26

Ready for another Where In The Universe Challenge? Take a look and see if you can name where in the Universe this image is from. Give yourself extra points if you can name the spacecraft, telescope or instrument responsible for the image. We provide the image today, but won’t reveal the answer until later. This gives you a chance to mull over the image and provide your answer/guess in the comment section. And Please, no links or extensive explanations of what you think this is — give everyone the chance to guess.
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UT: Where in the Universe Challenge #135

Post by bystander » Thu Feb 03, 2011 7:56 pm

Where In The Universe Challenge #135
Universe Today | Nancy Atkinson | 2011 Feb 03

It’s time once again for another Where In The Universe Challenge. Name where in the Universe this image was taken and give yourself extra points if you can name the telescope or spacecraft responsible for the image. Post your guesses in the comments section, and check back on later at this same post to find the answer. To make this challenge fun for everyone, please don’t include links or extensive explanations with your answer. Good luck!
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UT: Where in the Universe Challenge #136

Post by bystander » Wed Feb 09, 2011 6:29 pm

Where in the Universe Challenge #136
Universe Today | Nancy Atkinson | 2011 Feb 09

Ready for another Where In The Universe Challenge? Here’s #136! Take a look and see if you can name where in the Universe this image is from. Give yourself extra points if you can name the spacecraft responsible for the image. As usual, we’ll provide the image today, but won’t reveal the answer until later. This gives you a chance to mull over the image and provide your answer/guess in the comment section. Please, no links or extensive explanations of what you think this is — give everyone the chance to guess.
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Re: UT: Where in the Universe Challenge

Post by owlice » Wed Feb 09, 2011 8:47 pm

Ooooooooh!!!
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Re: UT: Where in the Universe Challenge

Post by Sam » Wed Feb 09, 2011 8:55 pm

owlice wrote:Ooooooooh!!!
Haha, Owlice, you always have that reaction when you see the surface a certain planet, thereby confirming my guess... :D
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Re: UT: Where in the Universe Challenge

Post by owlice » Thu Feb 10, 2011 2:07 pm

Sam, you know me well!! :-D

It's just so beautiful though, you know? And you know I don't always post my reaction, though I always have it. It's just ... so ... beautiful.
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