Quiz – The Star Edition

by Deb on December 6, 2011

Star Quiz

Twinkle, twinkle, little star.

  1. What is the main sequence?
  2. Will our sun die as a supernova?
  3. Why do stars twinkle?
  4. Are the stars in constellations ‘related’?
  5. And what do you know about the picture?
Answers hopefully on Friday!
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Tracy December 7, 2011 at 9:43 pm

1. The main sequence is a classification system for stars hassle on their brightness and colour.
2. Don’t think so. But I think it’ll become a red giant and consume the earth.
3. They twinkle from our perspective because we view them through the atmosphere of the earth. The air in the atmosphere moves and changes density which makes the stars look like they twinkle.
4. Mostly no. The stars  look close together from our perspective but in reality can be very far apart.
5. Looks like sunspots on the sun- slightly cooler patches on the surface of the sun. 

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