Astronomy-Objective Related Question Answers
1. Who was the first man in space?
2. The scientific study of a heavenly bodies is called?
3. How many kms is an Astronomical Unit (AU) in terrestrial measurements?
149597870700 metres or about 150 million kilometres (93 million miles)
4. In which book, Nicholas Copernicus, wrote that the Sun is the centre of Universe, that marked the beginning of modern astronomy?
De Revolution Orbium Coelestium
5. Who wrote ancient cosmological treatise Almagest?
6. Which Greek astronomer of 150 BC compiled a catalogue of the position of more than 800 stars besides establishing a magnitude scale to measure star brightness, that is still in use?
7. What is Big Bang Theory?
8. The science which deals with the nature and origin of the universe is known as?
9. Founder of Scientific Astronomy?
10. A congregation of millions or billions of stars held together by gravity?
11. How many different kinds of galaxies are there?
12. Which American astronomer classified the galaxies into spiral elliptical and irregular types?
13. Our galaxy milky way is a?
14. Which galaxy is called as the twin of our galaxy, the milky way?
15. Group of stars that form certain shapes or pattern are called?
16. The pole star is a part of the ........ constellation?
17. Where is Lyra?
Lyra is a summer constellation.
18. The biggest constellation is?
19. Which constellation is known as Hunter?
20. Father of modern space science?
21. Oldest of all the constellations?
22. Which constellation is called by the name Milk- clipper?
23. Where is Taurus?
Taurus extends from the celestial equator north to a little above 30° north declination.
24. The two nearest galaxies to our milky way?
Large Magellanic cloud and small Magellanic cloud
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25. The galaxy nearer to our galaxy milky way?
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