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As Far As The Eye Can See Quiz

A virtual "Northern Lights" of questions 10 Questions.

 
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1

Who invented the Spectroheliograph which makes possible the study of the Sun’s prominences?

  • Tycho Brahe
  • George Ellery Hale
  • Charles Messier
  • Percival Lowell

2

What is the central body of the Sun called?

  • Core
  • Photosphere
  • Chromosphere
  • Corona

3

How fast does the Moon travel round the Earth?

  • 3,500 kph
  • 3,700 kph
  • 3,900 kph
  • 4,200 kph

4

Who first saw the moon through a Telescope?

  • Copernicus
  • Ptolemy
  • William Herschel
  • Galileo Galilei

5

When will be the next sighting of Halley’s Comet?

  • 2046
  • 2058
  • 2061
  • 2072

6

How many recognised constellations are in the heavens at this time?

  • 67
  • 73
  • 88
  • 94

7

How long is a day on Mars?

  • 23hr 48min 53.66sec
  • 24hr 37min 22.58 sec
  • 24hr 56min 13.65sec
  • 25hr 02min 44.98sec

8

How far is Venus from the Sun?

  • 104,000,000 km
  • 108,000,000 km
  • 110,000,000 km
  • 112,000000 km

9

How long is one year on Pluto?

  • 221 Earth Years
  • 233 Earth Years
  • 248 Earth years
  • 256 Earth years

10

How many satellites does Saturn have?

  • 27
  • 33
  • 42
  • 51

 

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