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Re: UT: Where in the Universe Challenge

Post by Beyond » Thu Feb 10, 2011 4:52 pm

owlice wrote:Ooooooooh!!!
Ya know, owlice, putting an (H) in front of all those O's may fit your persona better, ya think :?:
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UT: Where in the Universe Challenge #137

Post by bystander » Wed Feb 16, 2011 9:38 pm


Where in the Universe Challenge #137
Universe Today | Nancy Atkinson | 2011 Feb 16

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 #138

Post by bystander » Thu Feb 24, 2011 3:26 pm


Where In The Universe Challenge #138
Universe Today | Nancy Atkinson | 2011 Feb 23

Ready for another Where In The Universe Challenge? Here’s #138! 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 involved with this 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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Re: UT: Where in the Universe Challenge

Post by Beyond » Fri Feb 25, 2011 4:57 am

FINALLY!!! One that even i can get! Thanks!
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Re: UT: Where in the Universe Challenge

Post by bystander » Fri Feb 25, 2011 5:02 am

Can you name the spacecraft, telescope, or instrument involved with this image? If so, you can probably name the launch site and date.
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Re: UT: Where in the Universe Challenge

Post by Beyond » Fri Feb 25, 2011 2:34 pm

Aww heck! Because of recent events, i put two and two together, but i think i came up with 23. Well, maybe next time.
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Re: UT: Where in the Universe Challenge

Post by bystander » Fri Feb 25, 2011 3:40 pm

LOL! I think your first impression was at least partially right. I believe it is a shuttle launch, but which shuttle and which launch. Obviously it isn't STS-133.
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UT: Where in the Universe Challenge #139

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Where in the Universe Challenge #139
Universe Today | Nancy Atkinson | 2011 Mar 02

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 owlice » Thu Mar 03, 2011 2:17 am

Oooooh, this is another one I really really like!!!!
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Re: UT: Where in the Universe Challenge

Post by Beyond » Thu Mar 03, 2011 4:28 am

Owlice, have you ever seen a space picture that you didn't like :?:
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Re: UT: Where in the Universe Challenge

Post by bystander » Thu Mar 03, 2011 5:05 am

All I can say is that any regular on Asterisk that can't identify where this image was taken and what spacecraft took it isn't paying attention.
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Re: UT: Where in the Universe Challenge

Post by owlice » Thu Mar 03, 2011 12:25 pm

beyond, there are space images I like, and then space images I really, really like! When I go oooooooh!, it's an image I really, really like!
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Re: UT: Where in the Universe Challenge

Post by Beyond » Thu Mar 03, 2011 10:51 pm

owlice wrote:beyond, there are space images I like, and then space images I really, really like! When I go oooooooh!, it's an image I really, really like!
Yeah, i know. I was just pulling your wing a little. :mrgreen:
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UT: Where in the Universe Challenge #140

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Where in the Universe Challenge #140
Universe Today | Nancy Atkinson | 2011 Mar 09

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 #141

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Where in the Universe Challenge #141
Universe Today | Nancy Atkinson | 2011 Mar 24

It’s time once more for another Where In The Universe Challenge (sorry for the short hiatus…) 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 #142

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Where in the Universe Challenge #142
Universe Today | Nancy Atkinson | 2011 Mar 30

Ready for another Where In The Universe Challenge? Here’s #142! 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 #143

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Where In The Universe Challenge #143
Universe Today | Nancy Atkinson | 2011 Apr 06


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 #144

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Where in the Universe Challenge #144
Universe Today | Nancy Atkinson | 2011 Apr 13

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 #145

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Where in the Universe Challenge #145
Universe Today | Nancy Atkinson | 2011 Apr 20

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!
Hmm, looks familiar
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UT: Where in the Universe Challenge #146

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UT: Where in the Universe Challenge #146
Universe Today | Nancy Atkinson | 2011 Apr 27

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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Re: UT: Where in the Universe Challenge

Post by owlice » Thu Apr 28, 2011 5:52 am

Ooo! Ooo!

(I'm sure this one looks familiar to you, too, bystander!)
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UT: Where in the Universe Challenge #147

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UT: Where in the Universe Challenge #147
Universe Today | Nancy Atkinson | 2011 May 04

It’s time once more 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 #148

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Where in the Universe Challenge #148
Universe Today | Nancy Atkinson | 2011 May 04

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 #149

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Where In The Universe Challenge #149
Universe Today | Nancy Atkinson | 2011 June 15

We’re back! Where In The Universe took a little vacation, and thanks to everyone who wrote in to say they missed their weekly WITU.

You remember what to do, right? 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.

Remember, we’ll take suggestions for future WITU’s — just send Nancy an email
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UT: Where in the Universe Challenge #150

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Where In The Universe Challenge #150
Universe Today | Nancy Atkinson | 2011 July 14

It’s time 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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