Amateur Astronomy

Amateur Astronomy

Skywatching is one of the oldest human activities. Today, it gathers thousands of passionate people who wait for the sunset to practice their favorite hobby.

Amateur astronomers, to your instruments! Here is THE quiz for people who are passionate about the night sky.
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Writer Panoramix  Category Lifestyle   Science   Keywords Astronomy 
Game creation: 2022-01-22 | Photo credit: Shutterstock | Photo credit (thumbnail): Shutterstock
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  • What asterism (figure) is formed by the stars Segin, Ruchbah, Schedar, Caph and Tsih?

    The Little Dipper | The Hammer | The W of Cassiopeia | The Belt of Orion
  • What common name is given to the object M31?

    The Trifid Nebula | The Butterfly Cluster | The Andromeda Galaxy | The Large Magellanic Cloud
  • Which planet is located between Earth and Jupiter?

    Venus | Ceres | Mars | Saturn
  • What is the orbital period of the planet Mercury?

    118 days | 88 days | 158 days | 188 days
  • Which of these stars is the brightest?

    Arcturus | Canopus | Capella | Rigil Kentaurus

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1021 Titan
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1.07 abreton
1.04 MV12
0.96 Fanny
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