Astronomy

This week's Trivia: Astronomy

Time to test your extensive, or not-so-extensive, knowledge of all things space! See what you know about the universe beyond our pale blue dot known as Earth!
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Q1

What is the unit of measurement used to measure large distances in Astronomy that is based on the average distance of the Earth from the Sun?

Q2

A "light-year" is a:

Q3

Our solar system now only has eight planets due to what planet being famously reclassified as a “dwarf planet” in 2006?

Q4

What is the name of the anomaly in space that can only be observed by the way it warps light creating a “hole” in space?

Q5

Nothing can go faster than the speed of light which is why it is often referred to as:

Q6

Which of Saturn’s moons is famous for having a dense atmosphere similar to Earth’s in composition, albeit much colder, and is named after the type of being in Greek mythology that preceded the Olympic gods?

Q7

What spacecraft recently made headlines because it will be the first manmade object to leave our solar system after 35 years of traveling through space?

Q8

What is the International Space Station’s average, extreme speed while orbiting earth at roughly twenty-five times the speed of a 9mm bullet?

Q9

What year did Neal Armstrong become the first human to set foot on the moon?

Q10

Time has the amazing ability to warp when effected by extreme: