Jay Taub Astronomy Couse 101 – Quiz 1
Please answer all questions.
Your grade will be emailed back to you.
How is a star born?
Particles from the sun are shot into space
If you were looking through the Hubble Telescope at a galaxy 9,000,000 light years away, what would you see?
Nothing, it’s too far
A spec of light the size of a grain of sand
The galaxy as it was 9,000,000 years ago
All of the above
What is the average amount of stars in a typical galaxy?
1 – 2 billion
What is a black hole?
What is dark matter?
Is there life on other planets? There is no wrong answer based upon your opinion, but you must substantiate your answer.