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Which of the following galaxies has lost or devoured the bulk of its interstellar matter?
Barred Spiral galaxies
Which dwarf, the irregular galaxy is near to the Milky Way?
The Small Magellanic Cloud
Dark energy is an unknown form of energy that has a major influence on the cosmos, according to physical cosmology and astrophysics. When was the first time it was discovered?
What bright galaxy is 12 million light-years from Earth in the constellation Ursa Major?
Black Eye Galaxy
What is the name of the galaxy that encompasses our Solar System?
Saturn has at least 82 moons, which of the following moons is the largest?
Where in the galaxy can you find the world’s first and only photographed black hole?
Which of these huge barred spiral galaxies is nearest to the Milky Way?
Few comets can match Halley’s Comet in terms of fame and media attention. When was the last time it was observed?
What is the name of the Solar System’s hypothetical ninth planet, which, according to two astronomers, orbits the Sun every 15,000 years?
A dwarf planet is a spherical celestial body that orbits the Sun and is similar to a planet but is too small to clear its orbital region or other celestial bodies. In the Solar System, how many of these planets are there?
What is the name of the structure made up of hundreds to thousands of galaxies with an average mass of 10^14-10^15 suns?
The majority of galaxies observed so far have very uniform shapes. What shape is it?
What do you name the solar wind-generated radiation belts?
Birkeland radiation belts
Van Allen radiation belts
Medi radiation belts
Christofilos radiation belts
A light-year is a distance traveled by light in a vacuum in one Julian year, according to the International Astronomical Union. One light-year is equal to how many miles?
What is the average speed of the Milky Way galaxy as it travels through space?
What constellation is Vega, a brilliant star only 25 light-years away from Earth?
Which galaxies have light masses, some merely a tenth of the mass of the Milky Way?
With a stellar disk of 170,000-200,000 light-years in diameter, what is the second-largest galaxy in the Local Group?
Because stars do not all keep the same temperature, their hues differ. Which of these star hues is the most popular?
Despite being the largest object in the Solar System, the Sun is just a medium-sized star in the Milky Way galaxy. What is the classification of the Sun?
What is the name of the spiral galaxy lying between Virgo and Corvus?
Name the satellite galaxy of the Milky Way that is the second or third closest to us.
The Large Magellanic Cloud
In the film The Theory of Everything, which renowned actor played the legendary astronomer Stephen Hawking?
A star’s “surface” contains mostly hydrogen and helium in a plasma state, which is typically far less dense than Earth’s air at sea level. What word would you use to describe this surface?
The isolated spiral Black Eye Galaxy, commonly known as the Sleeping Beauty Galaxy, is situated in which constellation?
When were two extrasolar planets discovered orbiting the pulsar PSR 1257+12 for the first time?
Which of the following stars in the constellation Ursa Minor – or the Little Dipper – is the brightest?
What is the name for a brilliant and powerful explosion that occurs during the last evolutionary phase of a massive star?
When the plane of the Earth’s equator crosses the geometric center of the Sun’s disk, what happens?
As it approaches the Sun, a frozen, tiny object in the Solar System warms up and begins to emit gases. What is it?
Which planet in the Solar System is the hottest without any moons?
We learn as children that the Earth follows a nearly round path around the sun. How quickly does Earth travel this path?
5 kilometers per second
90 kilometers per second
30 kilometers per second
200 kilometers per second
What galaxies are made up of old, low-mass stars with little interstellar medium?
What is the name of this Norwegian astrophysicist defined the aurorae by studying the flow of charged particles in the magnetosphere?
Fredrik Carl Størmer
Knut Jørgen Røed Ødegaard
If a star is massive enough to convert hydrogen atoms into helium, what phase will it enter?
Main sequence phase
Fusion ignition phase
Pre-main sequence phase
Red giant phase
When it comes to space, scientists employ a wide range of methods. But how do you calculate the distance between the Earth and the Sun?
A galaxy is a huge cloud of gas and dust containing billions of stars and their solar systems. What is it that holds everything together?
Sirius, the brightest star in the night sky, is 8.6 light-years distant from the Solar System. What is its nickname?
What dwarf planet lies between Mars and Jupiter in the asteroid belt and was originally assumed to be an asteroid?