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#7

This is the sun rising over the ocean, keeping us warm, like it does for every other planet in the solar system, but which planet is the hottest?

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  • Mercury

  • Venus

  • Earth

  • Mars

  • Jupiter

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#8

Galaxies clustered together by gravity are scientifically called a“group."Fancy, we know. What's the name of the group our galaxy is a part of?

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  • Ceres

  • Maffei

  • Copernicus

  • Centaurus

  • Milky Way

  • Local

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#9

Can you tell the galaxy apart from the nebulae just by looking at them? We bet you can! Which one of these celestial formations is a galaxy?

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    This one
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    No, this one
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    Actually, maybe this one
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    It could be this one?

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#10

So much of space is... space. Speaking of space, what's dark matter?

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  • Another word for black holes

  • What we call matter that falls out of black holes

  • Hypothetical non-luminous material of many forms

  • Unaccounted for parts of our expanding universe

  • The vacuous space between the stars, planets, and everything else.

  • Dark matter exists only on Earth, not in space

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#11

They look similar, but they're actually quite different. What's the difference between a comet and a shooting star?

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  • Comets don’t burn up when they enter our atmosphere due to their frozen center

  • Shooting stars are meteors and comets are hot asteroids

  • Shooting stars are tiny rocks burning through our atmosphere and comets exist in an orbit

  • Shooting stars are dying stars, comets are comets

  • Shooting stars orbit closer to Earth so we see more of them more often

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#12

When a star dies, it explodes into a supernova. Black holes are formed after supernovas. But, is a black hole formed in space every time a star dies?

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  • Yes

  • No

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