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Old 03-18-2012, 07:41 AM   #1
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Sunday Special - Look! Up in the Sky.....

Sunday Special - Look ! Up in the Sky......

1. How many recognized planets are there in our solar system?
2. What is the only planet not named for a mythical figure?
3. Name the astronomer who discovered the existence of galaxies.
4. Which astronaut played at golf on the moon?
5. What's the more formal name for our sun's halo?
6. What's the name for a galactic cloud of dust and gas?
7. Name the largest known asteroid.
8. What's the name of the galaxy of which our solar system is a part?
9. Name the closest major galaxy to our own.
10. What popular term describes the theory of an expanding universe?
11. Fill in the blanks; America's one-person space program was called -------, the two-
man program was called ------, and the three-man program was called ------.
12. What was the name of the first man-made object to leave the solar system?
13.Name the comet that collided with Jupiter in 1994.
14. Name the highly touted comet that fizzled as a visual show in 1973.
15. How many years pass between orbits around the sun by Halley's comet?
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1. EIGHT (Pluto lost that distinction in August, 2006)
2. EARTH
3. EDWIN HUBBLE
4. ALAN SHEPARD
5. THE CORONA
6. NEBULA
7. CERES
8. MILKY WAY
9. ANDROMEDA
10. BIG BANG
11. Fill in the blanks; America's one-person space program was called MERCURY, the
two-man program was called GEMINI, and the three-man program was called APOLLO.
12. PIONEER 10
13.SHOEMAKER-LEVY 9
14. COMET KAHOUTEK
15. 76

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Old 03-18-2012, 11:53 AM   #2
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Correct in red...

1. EIGHT (Pluto lost that distinction in August, 2006)

2. EARTH
3. EDWIN HUBBLE
4. ALAN SHEPARD
5. THE CORONA
6. NEBULA
7. CERES
8. MILKY WAY
9. ANDROMEDA
10. BIG BANG
11. Fill in the blanks; America's one-person space program was called MERCURY, the
two-man program was called GEMINI, and the three-man program was called APOLLO.
12. PIONEER 10
13.SHOEMAKER-LEVY 9
14. COMET KAHOUTEK
15. 76


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Old 03-18-2012, 11:55 AM   #3
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Ugh, I need more coffee, this was not my best day. 60%
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Old 03-18-2012, 11:57 AM   #4
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Old 03-18-2012, 12:01 PM   #5
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Apparently I'm a Space Jam.
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Apparently I'm a Space Jam.
That's okay, we would still be a formidable pair, you know things I don't.
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