Astromony Quiz 5

Get your telescope out for this mixed level quiz about astronomy.

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What is the name of the largest moon in the Milky Way?

Which of these orbits earth?

Which planet's satellite, Charon was discovered in 1978?

In stargazing, the telescope that uses mirrors to magnify the image is called what?

What did Nicolaus Copernicus argue was at the centre of our universe?

The Cosmonaut Training Centre in Star City is in which country?

The aim of Captain Cook's first voyage was to observe the transit of which planet across the Sun?

How old was John Glen when he flew into space in 1998?

What is the name of the nearest star to our solar system?

Which constellation has a Latin name meaning little bear?

NASA’s most famous space telescope is named after which astronomer?

What is the name for a stellar explosion that briefly outshines an entire galaxy?

A stellar remnant of mostly electron-degenerate matter is known as a what?

Which star is at the centre of the Solar System?

Which body makes up about 99.86% of the total mass of the Solar System?

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