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 common name is given to the object M31?

    The Trifid Nebula | The Large Magellanic Cloud | The Butterfly Cluster | The Andromeda Galaxy
  • What do we call stars that never disappear under an observer's horizon?

    Circumpolar stars | Equatorial stars | Vernal stars | Boreal stars
  • What is the minimum distance of a body's orbit from the Sun called?

    Aphelion | Nadir | Perihelion | Perigee
  • What is the dominant color of the star Rigel?

    Orange | White | Blue | Yellow
  • What is the name of the single star in our Solar System?

    Alpha | Sirius | The Sun | Jupiter

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1021 Titan
1009 alex65
952 Fanny
926 MV12
884 DR88
589 dannyboy
575 MissPiggy
494 Maya
374 abreton
358 mike222

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3.13 AtoZ
2.83 Titan
2.31 beaulieu58
1.69 Savancosinus
1.52 MissPiggy
1.31 savard71
1.12 alex65
1.06 abreton
1.03 MV12
0.95 Fanny
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