Just For Fun Quiz / Missing Word: Astronomy

Random Just For Fun or Astronomy Quiz

Can you name the missing words in these astronomy terms?

Quiz Updated Jun 6, 2015

Challenge
Share
Tweet
Embed
Score 0/20 Timer 04:00
HintAnswerClue
Kuiper ____Beyond the planets, it consists of rocks and debris
___ MoonThe phase of the moon in which its whole disk is illuminated
____________ UnitUnit of length defined by distance between the Earth and the Sun
Black ____Forms when a large star collapses
_____ SystemComprises of our Sun, the planets and other objects that orbit the sun
Magellanic ______Two irregular dwarf galaxies visible in the southern hemisphere
Dark ______Neither emits or absorbs light but effects gravitational fields
___ GiantType of star that is at least 10 times larger than the Sun
Ursa _____Constellation meaning 'great bear'
Neutron ____Formed after a supernova event
HintAnswerClue
Spiral ______The Milky Way is one of these
_____ EclipseWhen the Moon passes into the Earth’s Shadow
____ StarTwo stars rotating around a common center of mass
Doppler ______A change in frequency of a wave for an observer
______ BorealisName for the Northern Lights
___ BangThe creation event for the universe
Galilean _____Four natural satellites orbiting Jupiter discovered by Galileo
Meteor ______Many meteoroids entering the Earth's atmosphere at high speed
_______ FusionOne method of forming helium, for energy, in a star
Vernal _______A spring day when both day and night are the same length of time

Today's Daily Dose

Missing Word
Studio Ghibli

Word Ladder Plus
Freud's Brain

On This Day
March 24th

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
OR
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments

Extras


Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.