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Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 07/22/2011

Sports stadiums from space


(Digital Globe)

(Test your stadium recognition skills from space with a quiz here .)

Sure the Goodyear blimp provides picturesque aerial shots during outdoor sporting events, but have you ever wondered what your favorite sports stadium looks like from... space?

Wired.com goes into orbit with some incredible photos provided by NASA and GeoEye that give new meaning to the term “nosebleed seats.”

Test your stadium recognition skills by naming each of the stadiums pictured below. (Answers at the bottom of the post.)

1.
(GeoEye)

2.
(GeoEye)

3.
(GeoEye)

4.
(GeoEye)

5.

Answers: Top photo (Fenway Park); 1. (Soccer City, Johannesburg); 2. (Augusta National); 3. (Dodger Stadium); 4. (FedEx Field, pre-party decks)

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