Alphabet Game – STARS

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  • #27930
    Cassel
    Keymaster
    • 921
    • Superfan

    A – Andromeda

    #27957
    Bonnie Ballentine
    Participant
    • 438
    • Enthusiast

    B = Black Hole

    #28143
    libera
    Participant
    • 550
    • Enthusiast

    C = Cassiopeia

    #28145
    Bonnie Ballentine
    Participant
    • 438
    • Enthusiast

    D = Dwarf star

    #28175
    Sharon Wilke
    Participant
    • 133
    • Junior

    E = Equinox

    #28179
    Annie Tobin
    Participant
    • 1214
    • Superfan

    F = falling star

    #28187
    Bonnie Ballentine
    Participant
    • 438
    • Enthusiast

    G = gravitational pull

    #28223
    Annie Tobin
    Participant
    • 1214
    • Superfan

    H = Horsehead Nebula

    #28224
    Bonnie Ballentine
    Participant
    • 438
    • Enthusiast

    I = INTERSTELLAR DUST

    #28276
    libera
    Participant
    • 550
    • Enthusiast

    J = Jansky ( a unit used in radio astronomy, it was Karl Jansky who developed radio astronomy)

    #28277
    libera
    Participant
    • 550
    • Enthusiast

    K = Kelvin (temperature scale which is also used in astronomy)

    #28278
    libera
    Participant
    • 550
    • Enthusiast

    L = Lunation ( the cycle between one new moon and the next one)

    #28279
    libera
    Participant
    • 550
    • Enthusiast

    M = Meteor

    #28280
    libera
    Participant
    • 550
    • Enthusiast

    N = Nova

    #28281
    libera
    Participant
    • 550
    • Enthusiast

    O = Orbit

    #28311
    Bonnie Ballentine
    Participant
    • 438
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    P = Pluto

    #28313
    Cassel
    Keymaster
    • 921
    • Superfan

    Q – Quasar (an extremely luminous active galactic nucleus ); although I needed to Google the definition, I knew of the name from my older years doing some astronomy!

    #28321
    libera
    Participant
    • 550
    • Enthusiast

    R = Ring galaxy (the ring is said to “contain luminous blue stars”)

    #28322
    libera
    Participant
    • 550
    • Enthusiast

    S = Supernova

    #28323
    libera
    Participant
    • 550
    • Enthusiast

    Ups, sorry, I just saw it, I did the same proposition for R twice, here another one.

    R = Red giant

     

    #28324
    Michele aka micfin
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    • 704
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    T = Tadpole Galaxy

    #28326
    Bonnie Ballentine
    Participant
    • 438
    • Enthusiast

    U = Ursa Major

    #28346
    libera
    Participant
    • 550
    • Enthusiast

    V = Variable star (“fluctuates in brightness”)

    #28347
    libera
    Participant
    • 550
    • Enthusiast

    W = White dwarf

    #28350
    Bonnie Ballentine
    Participant
    • 438
    • Enthusiast

    X = X-ray burster

    #28353
    Cassel
    Keymaster
    • 921
    • Superfan

    Y – Yildun (that is a star, I swear!!)

    #28354
    libera
    Participant
    • 550
    • Enthusiast

    Z = Zodiac

    #28359
    Bonnie Ballentine
    Participant
    • 438
    • Enthusiast

    WTG, Ladies!

    #28362
    libera
    Participant
    • 550
    • Enthusiast

    Hello Bonnie, the french girl would like to know: what does WTG stand for :-)?

    #28363
    Michele aka micfin
    Participant
    • 704
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    WTG means “way to go.”

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