Jeopardy STARGAZERS Questions

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47 of the 48 constellations he listed in his Almagest around 150 B.C. are still recognized

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This hearty American astronomer known for his observatories invented the spectrohelioscope

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Traveling in Malawi Africa on July 6 1861 this Scottish explorer saw a large comet in Ursa Major

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This observer of the heavens was the son of the governor of Helsingborg Castle

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In 1836 he noticed that light beads form around the edge of the moon during a solar eclipse

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In the 1920s Harlow Shapley concluded this was not at the center of the Milky Way galaxy but 30000 light years from there

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In 1705 he published A Synopsis of the Astronomy of Comets describing the orbits of 24 comets that had been observed

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In 1609 this Italian used his telescope to determine that the Moon has valleys & mountains

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This Dane built his observatory Uraniborg minus a telescope--it hadn't been invented yet

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In 1983 this Cornell astronomer introduced the concept of nuclear winter

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