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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Game creation: 2022-01-22
Hit Percentage
(good answers)
60%
NB OF QUESTIONS
256
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Category
 Lifestyle   Science 
Keywords
 Astronomy 

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  • Which of these stars is the brightest?

    Polaris | Spica | Altair | Beaver
  • Under what name is Alpha Carinae best known?

    Beaver | Centaurus | Canopus | Capella
  • Which star forms the "Summer Triangle" with Vega and Altair?

    Dubhe | Deneb | Albireo | Mizar
  • Which of these stars has the highest negative declination?

    Antares | Fomalhaut | Sirius | Rigel
  • Zodiac: Which constellation is located between Cancer and Taurus?

    Virgo | Leo | Gemini | Aquarius

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1009 alex65
952 Fanny
939 Titan
926 MV12
884 DR88
589 dannyboy
575 MissPiggy
494 Maya
374 abreton
358 mike222

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2.76 Titan
2.35 beaulieu58
1.63 Savancosinus
1.46 MissPiggy
1.26 savard71
1.08 alex65
1.03 abreton
0.99 MV12
0.91 Fanny
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