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Can You Guess The Location Of These Space Photos?

Is that Mars? The answer may surprise you!

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  1. What solar system body calls this its horizon?

    NASA / Via solarsystem.nasa.gov
    Mercury
    The Moon
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That Mercury's northern horizon!

  2. What solar system body contains this barren wasteland?

    NASA / Via earthobservatory.nasa.gov
    Mars
    Earth
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That's the Salar de Arizaro in the Argentina region of planet Earth!

  3. What about this awesome mountain?

    NASA / Via solarsystem.nasa.gov
    Mars
    Venus
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Those are buttes on the edge of Mars' Mount Sharp!

  4. Where in the solar system is this underworld-esque volcanic region?

    Io (Jupiter's moon)
    Vesta (a large asteroid)
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That's the Tvashtar Catena region of Io, a super-volcanic moon of Jupiter!

  5. Where does this majestic mountain range come from?

    NASA / Via solarsystem.nasa.gov
    Europa (Jupiter's moon)
    Pluto
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That mountain range is located in Pluto's now-famous "heart"!

  6. Where in the solar system is this auspicious surface feature from?

    NASA / Via solarsystem.nasa.gov
    Mars
    Venus
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That's Maat Mons on Venus!

  7. Where in the solar system does this harrowing peak reside?

    NASA / Via solarsystem.nasa.gov
    Mercury
    The Moon
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That's Tycho Crater's Peak on our very own Moon!

  8. Where in the solar system can this varied terrain be found?

    NASA / Via solarsystem.nasa.gov
    Enceledus (Saturn's moon)
    Pluto
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Those are Enceledus' famous "Tiger Stripes"!

  9. Where can this dramatic landscape be found?

    NASA / Via solarsystem.nasa.gov
    Mars
    Titan (Saturn's moon)
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That's a view taken as the Huygens probe made its remarkable decent to the surface of Titan!

  10. And finally, where can this majestic crater be found?

    NNSA / Via en.wikipedia.org
    Earth
    The Moon
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That's Sedan crater, created by humans using a 104-kiloton thermonuclear explosion, in the Nevada region of Earth!

Can You Guess The Location Of These Space Photos?

Your geography chops are out of this world!

You really know your way around the Solar System. Are you, by chance, an astronaut?

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You're no space geography bee champion.

But hey! We are pretty sure there isn't such a thing anyway!

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It's like you've never even left the planet!

That's OK, the good news is you can look at all these photos (and so many more) without leaving the comfort of your home. Good luck next time!

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