Miscellaneous Quiz / BVHS SKB Quiz 1: Astro Terms

Random Miscellaneous or Astronomy Quiz

Can you name the astronomy terms?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

How to PlayForced Order
Challenge
Share
Tweet
Embed
Score 0/34 Timer 10:00
HintAnswerSweet extra info
Most common spectral class
Angular measure in hours from east to west.
A measure of how bright a star appears in the sky.
line circling the globe at 23.5 degrees south latitude
Spectral class of the sun
line circling the globe at 23.5 degrees north latitude
The day the sun crosses the celestial equator moving north.
Spectral Type with the strongest hydrogen lines
Brightest star close to the north celestial pole
Angular measure north or south from the celestial equator.
24 hours
23 hours, 56 minutes
Number of light years in a parsec.
Place on a HR diagram where you would find a white dwarf.
The constellations that the ecliptic crosses.
All points directly horizontal to the observer
Angular measure from the horizon upwards.
HintAnswerSweet extra info
The apparent path of the sun in the sky.
the gradual motion of a star relative to the other stars
A measure of how bright a star would appear if 10 parsecs away.
motion of a star towards or away from us
Angular measure from north around through east
Length of the Earth's precession in years
Where on an HR diagram stars spend most of their normal lifetimes.
A line running overhead from north to south.
Star with greatest proper motion
A star moving away from us would have its spectra shifted towards what color?
The point directly over an observer.
The point directly below an observer.
The spectral classes from hottest to coldest surface temp.
reversal of the path of a planet as seen from earth
The day the sun crosses the celestial equator moving south.
gradual wobble of the earth's axis
Telescope mount that is best to use when tracking stars

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Join for Free
OR
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments

Extras

Created Feb 8, 2012ReportNominate
Tags:Astronomy Quiz, term

Top Quizzes Today


Score Distribution

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.

Report this User

Report this user for behavior that violates our Community Guidelines.

Details: