Astro trivia quiz for April

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Astro trivia quiz for April

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Greetings again excellent TSSers, another trivia quiz for you. Here’s the link:
https://forms.gle/5iEH3MvVc2DN2Z4KA

For the short answer questions, spelling does not matter. Misspelled answers will have scores adjusted.

Remember:
1. No online research allowed, your own pure brain only.
2. On multiple choice questions, feel free to guess. You may get lucky!
3. If you have a comment about a question, please do NOT give away the correct answer!

Enjoy!
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Post by helicon »

I4/20 for me. Pretty tough though.
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Winner winner chicken dinner, got my first 20/20. Really good guesses and some brain teasers.

Great fun,
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Bravo, Steve!

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That's great Steve. You hit a home run.
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Post by KathyNS »

Good one! Some hard questions, some easy. A lucky guess, and one that I should have known. 15/20
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11/20 Tough quiz!
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15/20 - would have been 17 if I'd stuck with my first instincts. But on the other hand, I had a couple of lucky guesses regarding the "who did or didn't" questions.
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12/20. Looks like I need to study my astro facts more.
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Post by helicon »

We're now in May.....still a chance to participate in April's trivia challenge!


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Dobsonian: 10" Zhumell f/4.9
Refractors: ES AR152 f/6.5 Achromat on Twilight II, KOWA 90mm spotting scope
Grab-n-go: AWB 5.1" Onesky Newtonian
Binoculars: Oberwerk 25x100, Celestron SkyMaster 15x70, Bushnell 10x50
Eyepieces: Explore Scientific line, GSO Superview, 9mm Plossl, Edmund 28mm RKE
Camera: ZWO ASI 120
Naked Eye: Two Eyeballs
Latitude: 48.7229° N
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