Night Sky Quiz
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How many individual stars can you see with the naked eye?
Virgo, Taurus and the Southern Cross are a few of the most commonly known constellations, but how many constellations are there altogether?
What is the speed of light?
900 kilometres per hour
300,000 kilometres per second
3000 kilometres per second
9000 miles per hour
The Australian flag depicts the Southern Cross constellation. How many stars are visible in the constellation with the naked eye?
4 stars and one planet
7 binary stars
Hundreds of thousands of stars
What is a supernova?
An exploding star
A clever astronomer
Home to Superman and his friends
A star 100 times the size of our own sun
How does the sun burn without oxygen?
It doesn't, there is oxygen in space
It burns by nuclear reactions rather than chemical reactions
It creates its own oxygen
It burns other chemicals
Which planet, the first to be discovered since prehistoric times, was found in 1781 by William Herschel?
Australia's astronomical community will be celebrating the 35th anniversary this year of one of its telescopes. Which one is it?
Radio telescope "The Dish" in Parkes
Narrabri's radio telescope
Anglo-Australian Telescope in Coonabarabran
Mt Stromlo Observatory in Canberra
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