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Astronomy by Haiku Quiz Stats

Quiz Updated Dec 22, 2011

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Haiku Ye stars! which are the poetry of heaven % Correct
Our home galaxy
Also a Mars candy bar
Part of 'Local Group'
Milky Way
89.8%
Death of massive star
Light takes some time to reach us
Oasis' 'Champagne _________'
Supernova
75.9%
Alas, poor Pluto:
Thou canst not clear thine orbit
Be classified thus!
Dwarf planet
70.7%
Unit of distance
'Parlili...parsnip...parsley...'
Part of Kessel Run?
Parsec
69.2%
Orion, top left
Ford Prefect has roots nearby
Say my name three times!
Betelgeuse
64.5%
Herein: the North Star
AKA Little Dipper
Bordered by Draco
Ursa Minor
64.3%
Brightest night sky star(s)
Gryffindor Animagus
'Dog days' of summer
Sirius
60.8%
Interstellar clouds
And science fiction awards
Vague or ill-defined
Nebulæ
58.4%
Haiku Ye stars! which are the poetry of heaven % Correct
Closest star system
Seen in a half-man, half-horse
Just four light years hence
Alpha Centauri
53.9%
Mark Twain's birth and death
'Dirty Snowball' components
Seventy-six years
Halley's Comet
53.8%
A common mistake
To think Titan bigger than
This Jovian moon
Ganymede
46.7%
Sixth child of Saturn
'The Bringer of Jollity'
Day = ~10 hours
Jupiter
43.1%
A real 'spin' doctor
Composed mostly of neutrons
Please use your blinker!
Pulsar
41.6%
Open star cluster
Nymph partners of Artemis
Seven, in Taurus
Pleiades
26.6%
Rings and Roche Limits
Enya's '91 album
Satellites and sheep?
Shepherd moons
8.1%
 
Number % Answered
15 (all)
4.2%
13-14
14.4%
11-12
16.4%
9-10
16.7%
7-8
14.4%
5-6
11.6%
3-4
10.1%
1-2
12.3%

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