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Can you name the answers to the astronomy questions?
Updated Dec 22, 2011
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Astronomy by Haiku
This largest galaxy in our local galaxy cluster.
This is a type of galaxy that many scientists believe is the shape of our own Milky Way.
This is the remnants of a supernova that the Ancient Chinese observed in 1054 A.D.
This is the mysterious force that makes the Universe's rate of expansion accelerate.
This is the term given to a planet outside of our own Solar System.
The fuel for a star comes from nuclear _______ of hydrogen atoms.
This is the largest Galilean Moon, and the largest in our Solar System
This is the closest planetary nebula to Earth
This is the heaviest element able to be produced by stars. Supernovae are necessary to make heavier elements.
This is a magnificent star cluster in the constellation Crux.
This trans-Neptunian region contains Pluto, Haumea, and Makemake.
Supernova 1987A, the first supernova visible to the naked eye in near 400 years, occurred in this irregular galaxy
The abundance of this substance in the atmosphere of Neptune give them a bluish hue.
At the end of a massive stars life, it will either become one of these or a black hole.
This easily distinguished constellation contains such objects as Betelgeuse and The Horsehead Nebula
Deimos and this satellite are the 2 moons of Mars.
This trans-Neptunian object is a candidate for a dwarf planet.
Einstein's Theory of _______ revolutionized our understandings of the cosmos.
This Soviet probe was the first man-made object put in space.
This is the largest, and arguably the only notable, satellite of Neptune.
The satellites of this planet are the only moons in our Solar System not named for Mythological characters.
This is the largest star that has yet been discovered.
At the end of the Sun's life it will become one of these stars.
When Eris was first discovered it was called this, after a character from television.
When a star is this color, it signifies it is hotter than an orange star, but cooler than a white star.
The constellations that lie on the ecliptic plane are called this.
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