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Are you an Astronomer?
Find out whether you are a non-astronomer, wannabe astronomer, intermediate astronomer, astronomer, or astro-nut!
What do you do on a Saturday night?
Read a science paper
Use Galaxy Zoo
What type is your main telescope?
No telescope (armchair astronomer)
Did you build your current telescope?
No, but have built telescopes
What do you think about GoTo telescopes?
Best invention ever
Worst invention ever
What is your favorite telescope brand?
Can you name all 88 constellations?
Yes, most of them
What spacecraft launched on Oct 15, 1997?
What is the difference between geostationary orbit and geosynchronous orbit?
One is elliptical
One is inclined
One is higher
They mean the same thing
What element did NASA's Mars Exploration Rovers NOT detect on Mars?
What was GHRS?
Instrument on HST
Instrument on CGRO
What is the most distant GRB known (as of Sep 21, 2008)?
Does ISOHDFS27 mean anything to you?
It is a nebula
It is a wierd erupting star
It is a galaxy
It is a gas/dust cloud
How large is Eros (longest dimension)?
What is Eros?
What is this object?
What is the minimum mass for a star (in solar masses)?
What is the core temperature of the Sun?
1 Million K
5 Million K
10 Million K
15 Million K
20 Million K
Muon, electron, and tau are types of?
Which one of the following objects is a galaxy?
How do you know it is a galaxy?
Observed it last night
I knew it already
Looked it up in an astronomy book
Answered Don't know
What do you think about Astrology?
It is totally bogus
Is amusing entertainment
Regularly check my horoscope
Is very accurate
What do you think about UFOs?
They are alien craft for sure
They are secret military aircraft
They are balloons/kites
They are definitely not alien craft
Have you ever debated 'Is Pluto a planet'?
When asked about it
When buying a house, what is most important to you?
If your neighbor illuminated your garden with a security light, what would you do?
Ask them to shield it/turn it off
Thank them for helping with security
Buy your own light
What do you think about street lights?
Should be banned
Not enough lighting
Help prevent crime
Very useful at night
What do you do when a rover/lander is landing on Mars?
Stay up late to watch in real-time and discuss it on a Mars forum
Drop everything and watch NASA TV
Excitedly read about it later
Read about it later - think it is cool
Who is this Astrophysicist?
Test by: Ed Holden [ edit test ]