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  • Hubble Telescope Trivia

    1. Hubble discovered 2 moons around which body in space?
    Saturn
    Jupiter
    Mars
    Pluto

    2. Hubble uses which of the following to bring images from space:
    Spectrographs
    Cameras
    Guidance sensors
    All of the above

    3. What acts as Hubble’s ''heat sensor?''
    Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer
    Wide Field and Planetary Camera
    Fine Guidance Sensors
    Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph

    4. What is Hubble’s source of power?
    Wind
    Solar
    Hydro
    Ethanol

    5. How far above Earth is Hubble?
    500 miles
    650 miles
    370 miles
    200 miles

    6. How much does Hubble weigh?
    50,000 lbs.
    24,500 lbs.
    36,000 lbs.
    45,500 lbs.

    7. How long is Hubble?
    60.2 feet
    36.5 feet
    27.3 feet
    43.5 feet

    8. Hubble watched Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 crash into which planet?
    Neptune
    Jupiter
    Mercury
    Mars

    9. Hubble saw a storm on which planet?
    Mars
    Venus
    Jupiter
    Saturn

    10. When was the Hubble Space Telescope launched?
    1985
    1995
    1997
    1990

     
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