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UT: Where in the Universe

Post by bystander » Sat Feb 06, 2010 4:27 pm

Where in the Universe #90
Universe Today - 2010 Feb 05
Since this week is completely different for me, I decided to make the WITU challenge a little different. You can probably guess what planet this is. But the real challenge is to name to moon. Give yourself extra points if you can name the spacecraft responsible for this picture.
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For previous challenges, see: Universe Today: Where in the Universe?

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Post by RJN » Sat Feb 06, 2010 4:58 pm

Hint: It's been APODed.

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Re: UT: Where in the Universe #90

Post by geckzilla » Sat Feb 06, 2010 5:12 pm

  1. What planet is pictured?
    1. Jupiter
    2. Saturn
    3. Uranus
    4. Venus
  2. What moon is pictured?
    1. Ganymede
    2. Io
    3. Europa
    4. Titan
    5. Triton
  3. BONUS: What spacecraft took the picture?
    1. Galileo
    2. Voyager 1
    3. New Horizons
    4. Cassini
    5. None, it was actually taken by a telescope located on Earth.
Answers:
1. A
2. B
3. D
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Re: UT: Where in the Universe #90

Post by bystander » Sat Feb 06, 2010 6:10 pm

You should have made it a multiple poll!

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Re: UT: Where in the Universe #90

Post by The Code » Sat Feb 06, 2010 10:08 pm

Hi

I would say: Jupiter, Io, Galileo.

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Re: UT: Where in the Universe #90

Post by BMAONE23 » Sun Feb 07, 2010 12:24 am

I would say Jupiter, Io, cassini APOD 2002/07/06

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Re: UT: Where in the Universe #90

Post by bystander » Tue Feb 09, 2010 3:51 am

Find the answer at the original link, posted above.

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Re: UT: Where in the Universe #90

Post by BMAONE23 » Tue Feb 09, 2010 2:25 pm

Or scroll over my last post and see the APOD date

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UT: Where in the Universe #91

Post by bystander » Thu Feb 11, 2010 1:42 am

Where in the Universe #91
Universe Today - 2010 Feb 10

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t’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 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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Re: UT: Where in the Universe #91

Post by bystander » Thu Feb 11, 2010 1:44 am

Before RJN beats me to it: This was also an APOD.

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Re: UT: Where in the Universe #91

Post by wonderboy » Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:23 pm

This is a photo by hubble of M2-9 which is also known as the butterfly nebula or the wings of the butterfly nebula. Sorted.

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Re: UT: Where in the Universe #91

Post by wonderboy » Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:25 pm

(To note) it is also known as the twin jet nebula.

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UT: Where In The Universe #92

Post by bystander » Fri Feb 19, 2010 8:17 am

Where In The Universe #92
Here's this week's image for the Where In The Universe Challenge, to test your visual knowledge of the cosmos (late again — sorry!) 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 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 #92

Post by The Code » Fri Feb 19, 2010 10:47 pm

Not knowing, I would say it was a binary nebula.

I May edit this post with my answer later.

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UT: Where In The Universe #93

Post by bystander » Wed Feb 24, 2010 7:46 pm

Where In The Universe Challenge #93
Its time for another “Where In The Universe” challenge, and this one is actually on time this week! The WITU challenge will test your visual knowledge of the cosmos, and this week's image was submitted by UT reader Rob Bowman. Rob is hoping to stump everyone this week, but try to guess/name where in the Universe this image is from, and give yourself extra points if you can name the spacecraft responsible for the image. Make your guess and post a comment, but please no links or extension explanations to the answer. Check back sometime on Thursday to find the answer and see how you did. Good luck!
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UT: Where in the Universe #94

Post by bystander » Wed Mar 03, 2010 7:04 pm

Where in the Universe #94
Here's another Where In The Universe Challenge, to test your visual knowledge of the cosmos. This week's image was submitted by UT reader Jason Major, who is hoping this one will pose a challenge for everyone. But 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 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 #95

Post by bystander » Fri Mar 12, 2010 9:28 pm

Where In The Universe #95
Ready for another Where In The Universe Challenge? Here's #95! 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. 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. 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 #95

Post by neufer » Fri Mar 12, 2010 9:57 pm

We had a summer student at work once (name of Glen Cove)
who spent his previous summers scrounging for meteorite fragments here.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meteor_Crater
The low resolution BW would indicate that it is probably side scanning radar.
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UT: Where in the Universe #96

Post by bystander » Wed Mar 17, 2010 3:37 pm

Where in the Universe #96
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 responsible for this picture. Post your guesses in the comments section, and check back on later at this same post to find the answer. This week's WITU challenge was submitted by UT reader Brad Jones — thanks Brad! 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 #98

Post by bystander » Wed Mar 31, 2010 6:27 pm

Where In The Universe #98
Universe Today - 2010 Mar 31
Ready for another Where In The Universe Challenge? Here's #98! Take a look and see if you can name where in the Universe this image iimage 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 s from. Give yourself extra points if you can name the spacecraft responsible for the image. We provide the what you think this is — give everyone the chance to guess.
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UT: Where In The Universe #99

Post by bystander » Wed Apr 07, 2010 8:26 pm

Where In The Universe #99
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 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 #100

Post by bystander » Wed Apr 14, 2010 10:47 pm

Where In The Universe #100
Here's this week's Where In The Universe Challenge, and can you believe it — this is the 100th WITU we've done! Amazing! But no resting on our laurels, or yours either for that matter (thanks to you, our readers for making the WITU Challenge such as success!) But 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 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 #100

Post by BMAONE23 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:22 pm

Looks like the Mars Polar Ice Cap