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January 18th
Questions
  • What is the name of the region surrounding a black hole from which nothing, not even light, can escape?
  • What is the name of the hypothetical region in space where gravity is so strong that nothing, not even light, can escape?
  • What is the term used to describe the point in the sky directly above an observer on Earth?
  • What is the name of the process by which a star generates energy through the fusion of hydrogen into helium in its core?
  • What is the name of the point in an orbit where a satellite is farthest from the celestial body it is orbiting?

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January 16th
Questions
  • What is the name of the first artificial satellite to be placed in orbit, launched by the Soviet Union in 1957, marking the beginning of the space age?
  • What is the name of the phenomenon in which a celestial body passes in front of another, as observed from a third body, causing the foreground body to block out some or all of the background body's light?
  • What is the name of the largest known moon in the solar system, which orbits the planet Saturn?
  • What is the name of the first man-made object to reach the surface of Venus, sent by the Soviet Union in 1970?
  • What is the name of the phenomenon where a star undergoes a sudden increase in brightness, typically due to the collision of two stars or the explosion of a white dwarf in a binary star system?

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January 9th
Questions
  • What is the name of the largest known star by radius in the universe?
  • What is the name of the first exoplanet to be discovered using the radial velocity method, announced in 1995?
  • What is the name of the first spacecraft to successfully land on the surface of Mars, sent by the United States in 1976?
  • What is the name of the phenomenon in which matter and light are drawn into a black hole's event horizon, beyond which no information or signals can escape?
  • What is the name of the telescope launched in 2009 to observe and study the most distant galaxies in the universe?

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January 9th
Questions
  • What is the name of the first black hole to be directly imaged by the Event Horizon Telescope in 2019?
  • What is the name of the first exoplanet to be directly imaged and confirmed orbiting a sun-like star in 2008?
  • What is the name of the largest known asteroid in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter?
  • What is the name of the spacecraft that made the first successful flyby of the planet Jupiter in 1973, providing valuable data and images of the Jovian system?

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January 9th
Questions
  • What is the name of the first observed pulsar, a highly magnetized, rotating neutron star that emits beams of electromagnetic radiation?
  • What is the name of the theory that suggests the universe underwent a rapid and exponential expansion, and has been expanding ever since?
  • What is the name of the first exoplanet to be discovered orbiting a main-sequence star, announced in 1995 by Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz?
  • What is the name of the event, observed in 2019, that provided the first-ever image of a black hole, located in the center of the galaxy M87?
  • What is the name of the spacecraft that made the first successful flyby of the planet Uranus in 1986, providing valuable data and images of its atmosphere and moons?

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January 9th
Questions
  • What is the name of the first man-made object to reach escape velocity from Earth, launched in 1957, marking the beginning of the space age?
  • What is the name of the spacecraft that made the first successful flyby of the planet Venus in 1962?
  • In 2015, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft made the first flyby of which dwarf planet in the Kuiper Belt, providing valuable data and images of its surface?
  • What is the name of the first man-made object to reach the surface of Mars, sent by the Soviet Union in 1971?
  • What is the name of the observatory launched by NASA in 1990, which has provided invaluable data and images in the field of astronomy and astrophysics?

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January 3rd
Questions
  • What is the name of the first satellite to be placed in orbit around the planet Mars, launched by the Soviet Union in 1962?
  • What is the name of the largest known moon in the solar system, which orbits the planet Jupiter?
  • Which space telescope, launched in 1990, has provided astronomers with a wealth of valuable data and images, contributing significantly to our understanding of the universe?
  • What is the name of the first spacecraft to successfully land on the surface of Venus, sent by the Soviet Union in 1970?
  • What is the name of the largest known asteroid in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter?

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January 3rd
Questions
  • What is the name of the phenomenon where a star collapses under its own gravity and becomes extremely dense?
  • What is the name of the galaxy that contains our solar system?
  • What is the name of the largest known star in the universe?
  • Which interstellar cloud of gas and dust is a stellar nursery, where new stars are born?
  • What is the name of the planet with the highest average surface temperature in our solar system?

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January 3rd
Questions
  • What is the name of the largest known galaxy in the universe?
  • What is the name of the phenomenon where a massive star explodes in a brilliant burst of light?
  • What is the name of the largest volcano in our solar system?
  • What is the name of the largest known asteroid in our solar system?
  • What is the name of the nearest spiral galaxy to our Milky Way?

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January 3rd
Questions
  • Which interstellar cloud of gas and dust is a stellar nursery, where new stars are born?
  • What is the name for the point in a planet's orbit where it is farthest from the Sun?
  • Which type of celestial object is known for emitting intense bursts of radiation, often associated with the formation of black holes?
  • What is the name of the theory that suggests the universe originated from a single, incredibly dense point, and has been expanding ever since?
  • Which planet in our solar system is known for its prominent rings made of ice particles and dust?

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October 29th
Questions
  • What is the name of the phenomenon where a star collapses under its own gravity and becomes extremely dense?
  • Which planet in our solar system has the highest average surface temperature?
  • What is the name of the largest moon of Neptune?
  • Which galaxy is the farthest from our Milky Way?
  • What is the name of the largest known star in the universe?

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August 22nd
Questions
  • What is the name of the largest known black hole in the universe?
  • Which celestial object was the first to be identified as a pulsar?
  • What is the estimated age of the universe?
  • Which planet has the largest temperature difference between its day and night sides?
  • What is the name of the largest known galaxy in the universe?

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August 10th
Questions
  • What is the name of the largest moon of Saturn?
  • Which star is known as the 'Dog Star'?
  • What is the name of the phenomenon where a massive star explodes in a brilliant burst of light?
  • What is the name of the largest known asteroid in our solar system?
  • What is the name of the process by which a star collapses under its own gravity and becomes extremely dense?

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August 8th
Questions
  • What is the name of the dwarf planet that was previously considered the ninth planet in our solar system?
  • What is the name of the largest moon in our solar system?
  • What is the name of the constellation that contains the North Star, also known as Polaris?

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August 1st
Questions
  • What is the name of the largest planet in our solar system?
  • Which constellation is known as 'The Hunter'?
  • What is the name of the galaxy that contains our solar system?

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July 31st
Questions
  • What is the largest planet in our solar system?
  • What is the name of the small rocky planet closest to the sun?
  • What type of star is our Sun?

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July 30th
Questions
  • What is the largest planet in our solar system?
  • What is the name of the nearest galaxy to our Milky Way?
  • What is the process by which stars release a tremendous amount of energy?

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July 30th
Questions
  • What is the largest planet in our solar system?
  • What causes the different phases of the moon?
  • What is the name of the closest star to the Earth?
  • Which planet has the most moons in our solar system?
  • What is the name of the phenomenon where a star collapses under its own gravity?