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Quiz ID:#26351
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Category:Science > Astronomy
Created By:science12nerdAph*****!




#1   According to research, Venus's rotation is retrograde and has an axial tilt of 2 degrees. However, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) says that Venus has an axial tilt of how many degrees?

#2   When a star is in the main sequence, its core converts hydrogen to helium. When a star is already a red giant, its core converts helium to what element?

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#3   Sirius is the brightest of all known stars.

#4   What space probe was sent to space on September 29, 2009 for a fly-by to Mercury?

#5   A quasar is a rapidly rotating neutron star that emits radioactive pulses of light.

#6   This constellation's arrow always points east.

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#7   Of all the planets, Saturn is the least dense.

#8   How many times does Phobos cross the Martian sky in one Martian day?

#9   How many moons does Pluto have?

#10   This specific star marks the celestial north pole. (Exact name, please!)

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