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Positions of known outer Solar System objects.
The centaurs lie generally inwards of the Kuiper belt and outside the Jupiter trojans.
  Sun
  Jupiter trojans (6,178)
  Scattered disc (>300)   Neptune trojans (9)
  Giant planets: J ··· N
  Centaurs (44,000)
  Kuiper belt (>100,000)
Credit: WilyD.

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1

Which of the following is not a first astronomical source of rotation?

early Jupiter
the solar wind
the diffuse X-ray background
early Saturn
Mount Redoubt in Alaska
the asteroid belt
the former protoplanetary disc around the Sun
the Sun
the Kuiper belt

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Complete the text:

Match up the letter of the spherical object with each of the possibilities below:
Sun - A
Mercury - B
Venus - C
Earth - D
Moon - E
Mars - F
Ceres - G
Jupiter - H
Callisto - I
Europa - J
Ganymede - K
Io - L
Enceladus - M
Titan - N
Uranus - O
Titania - P
Neptune - Q
Triton - R
Pluto - S

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Which of the following is characteristic of the scattered disc

a distant region of the solar system
the dwarf planet Eris
orbital eccentricites ranging up to 0.8
inclinations as high as 50°
perihelia greater than 30 AU
Dysnomia

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Complete the text:

Match up the description with each of the optical astronomy possibilities below:
Palomar's 5 m - L
adaptive optics poc - M
AO actuators - N
Mars Global Surveyor - O
star-forming region - P
Warner & Swasey - Q
protoplanetary nebula - R
SkyMapper - S
Mauna Kea - T
full-color of Mercury - U
Hubble Space Telescope of carbon star - V
supernova remnant - W
HESS - X
line of sight - Y

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True or False, The Russian Okno system is an optoelectronic, manually operated system for monitoring and surveillance of space objects integrated to the KRONA system of space recognition.

TRUE
FALSE

6

What may be the first astronomical source referred to by the term "God"?

early Jupiter
the solar wind
the diffuse X-ray background
early Saturn
Mount Redoubt in Alaska
the asteroid belt
the former protoplanetary disc around the Sun
the Oort cloud
the Kuiper belt

7

Which of the following are X-ray astronomy phenomena that may be associated with comets?

lightning
solar wind
a sunward region
a geocorona
minerals high in magnesium
solar X-rays
diffuse X-ray background
low-oxygen conditions

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True or False, The astronomer Clyde Tombaugh is the discoverer of Charon.

TRUE
FALSE

9

The first astronomical source of daylight may have been?

early Jupiter
the solar wind
the diffuse X-ray background
early Saturn
Mount Redoubt in Alaska
the asteroid belt
the former protoplanetary disc around the Sun
the Sun
the Kuiper belt

10

True or False, The US Ground-based Electro-Optical Deep Space Surveillance (GEODSS) base at Diego Garcia is located just off the coast of southern California.

TRUE
FALSE

11

Which of the following is associated with Pluto?

a dwarf planet
a member of the Oort belt
the northern polar region has brightened
the southern polar region has darkened
its overall redness has decreased
extreme axial tilt

12

With respect to protoplanetary disks what green mineral has been found?

13

"The spectrum of gaseous methane at 77 K in the 1.1-2.6 µm region [is] a benchmark for"

14

True or False, Pluto is in the Kuiper belt.

TRUE
FALSE

15

A cloud at nearly a quarter of the distance to Proxima Centauri is called the

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What may be the first astronomical source of the rocky objects in the solar system?

Jupiter
the solar wind
the diffuse X-ray background
Saturn
Mount Redoubt in Alaska
the asteroid belt
the former protoplanetary disc around the Sun
the Oort cloud
the Kuiper belt


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