Astronomy by Haiku

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Can you name the heavenly bodies and astronomical terms based on a haiku description?

Featured Jun 2, 2011

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HaikuYe stars! which are the poetry of heaven
Closest star system
Seen in a half-man, half-horse
Just four light years hence
Orion, top left
Ford Prefect has roots nearby
Say my name three times!
Alas, poor Pluto:
Thou canst not clear thine orbit
Be classified thus!
A common mistake
To think Titan bigger than
This Jovian moon
Mark Twain's birth and death
'Dirty Snowball' components
Seventy-six years
Sixth child of Saturn
'The Bringer of Jollity'
Day = ~10 hours
Our home galaxy
Also a Mars candy bar
Part of 'Local Group'
Interstellar clouds
And science fiction awards
Vague or ill-defined
HaikuYe stars! which are the poetry of heaven
Unit of distance
'Parlili...parsnip...parsley...'
Part of Kessel Run?
Open star cluster
Nymph partners of Artemis
Seven, in Taurus
A real 'spin' doctor
Composed mostly of neutrons
Please use your blinker!
Rings and Roche Limits
Enya's '91 album
Satellites and sheep?
Brightest night sky star(s)
Gryffindor Animagus
'Dog days' of summer
Death of massive star
Light takes some time to reach us
Oasis' 'Champagne _________'
Herein: the North Star
AKA Little Dipper
Bordered by Draco

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