Astro Trivia Quiz for November! (belated)

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Greetings excellent TSSers! Sorry for neglecting you guys for so long, I'll try to catch up.
This quiz is lightened up some from the last one, but with some toughies near the end. Here’s the link:
https://forms.gle/GTQzc6hFKrDoNcD88

For the short answer questions, spelling does not matter. (I will adjust scores for misspelled answers.)

Remember:
1. No online research allowed, your own pure brain only!
2. On multiple choice questions, feel free to guess because you may get lucky.
3. If you have a comment about a question, please do NOT give away the correct answer!
4. Please do not repeat the quiz, at least not until after I announce the Champs in a week or so.

Enjoy! :observer:
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16 out of 20. I actually have an astrolabe which was gifted to me by my father, along with a sextant.
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14/20. I missed all my guesses.
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19/20 my all time best!!! Just missed the one trick question, so I'll take a half point for it.

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9/20. if i had spelled two questions Right it would be 11/ 20.
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Yep RR had 17/20
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I'm just bumping up, should get more test dummies, any takers??

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15 of 20 here - no one in my house owns an astrolabe :) - and it cost me.

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I had 16/20, though in reality I should've had 18/20 but made a bone head mistake on one question. Oh well. :lol:
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13/20

I only ever had a sextant!

Should have got the Apollo one!

Good quiz. Thanks Raymond.

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Had to guess at one. :)
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