Saturn/Quiz

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This is a stellarium generated image of Saturn and its major moons as seen on 19 March 2008. Credit: Collection Pictures.

Saturn is a lecture and an article about the study of this astronomical object.

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Quiz[edit]

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1

Complete the text:

When imaged in visible light Saturn appears like a gas

rather than a

planet.

2

Yes or No, Pallas is the only minor planet in the asteroid belt between Saturn and Jupiter.

Yes
No

3

Complete the text:

Match up the object viewed in the ultraviolet with its image:
Sun's chromosphere- L
calcite - M
Venus - N
Jupiter's aurora - O
Jupiter - P
Io - Q
Saturn - R
Betelgeuse - S
Mira - T
LAB-1 - U
Messier 101 - V
STEREO B EUVI 171.jpg

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Opo9913e.jpg

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Mira the star-by Nasa alt crop.jpg

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Venuspioneeruv.jpg

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Aurora Saturn.jpg

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Jupiter.Aurora.HST.UV.jpg

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Lyman-alpha blob LAB-1.jpg

Betelgeuse star hubble-580x580.jpg

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Hubble Space Telescope Image of Fragment BDGLNQ12R Impacts.jpg

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Calcite LongWaveUV HAGAM.jpg

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M101 UIT.gif

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4

True or False, Ceres is a former asteroid now in orbit around Saturn.

TRUE
FALSE

5

Which of the following is not associated with Ceres?

Pallas
asteroid belt
Vesta
Carina
Apophis
between Mars and Jupiter

6

True or False, Saturn is a gaseous astronomical object in orbit around the Moon.

TRUE
FALSE

7

The first astronomical X-ray source in the asteroid belt is likely to be which of the following?

Vesta
Mars
Saturn
Ceres
Titan

8

A cosmic ray may originate from what astronomical source?

Saturn
the solar wind
the diffuse X-ray background
Mount Redoubt in Alaska
the asteroid belt
an active galactic nucleus

9

Complete the text:

The majority of known asteroids orbit the Sun between the orbits of

and

.

10

A natural rocky source of chemicals from the sky to the ground may originate from what astronomical source?

Saturn
the solar wind
the diffuse X-ray background
Mount Redoubt in Alaska
the asteroid belt
the International Space Station

11

Meteorites found on Earth may be from which of the following?

Saturn
Mercury
the Moon
the asteroid belt
Jupiter
Mars

Hypotheses[edit]

Main source: Hypotheses
  1. Questions about natural satellites in orbit around Saturn may add to testing knowledge of Saturn.
  2. The closer a rocky object is to Saturn the more water ice it has on its surface.

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