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The diameter of Jupiter is about how many times the diameter of Earth?
Jupiter's Great Red Spot is about 1.3 times the diameter of Earth
Which planet is Earth usually closest to?
How many people have walked on the Moon?
What is the highest mountain in the solar system?
Everest, 8,848 m; Mons Huygens, 5,310 m; Olympus Mons, 21,230 m; Rheasilvia, 22,000 m.
What are Colombo, Maxwell, and Encke?
Dark spots on the surface of Neptune
Which planet rotates the fastest?
Day lengths; Jupiter - 10 hours, Earth - 24 hours, Mars - 25 hours, Venus - 5,832 hours.
If you were travelling at the speed of light, about how long would it take to travel the circumference of the star Betelgeuse?
What is Ceres?
A small moon of Neptune
A dwarf planet in the asteroid belt
An egg shaped dwarf planet beyond Pluto
A rock formation on the Moon shaped like a heart
It is the largest object in the asteroid belt.
The surface area of Russia is greater than that of Pluto
Russia is bigger by about 173,000 sq. miles.
What is perigee?
When the Moon is closest to the Earth on its orbital path
When the Sun, Earth, and Moon are all in line
When all the planets all line up
When the Earth is closest to the Sun on its orbital path
What are the names of the moons of Mars?
Does the Moon experience quakes?
They are known as 'Moonquakes'
What does it mean if a planet has a highly eccentric orbit?
Its orbit is more elliptical than circular
Its orbit is highly erratic
It orbits in the opposite direction to other planets
It orbits at a perpendicular angle to other planets
What is the boundary between the Earth's atmosphere and outer space called?
What is the Black Knight?
A mysterious zone between Earth and the Moon where transmission signals experience interference
An unidentified object on the surface of Mars that has been found to move positions
A black hole at the centre of the galaxy which is slowly engulfing everything around it
A thermal blanket lost on a space mission in 1998 which now orbits the Earth