5 Questions: Spacing Out

1 of 5
At least 21 fragments of which comet smashed into Jupiter in July of 1994?
Kahoutek
Hale-Bopp
Shoemaker-Levy 9
Hyukatake
2 of 5
A renowned catalog by French astronomer Charles Messier describes many deep sky astronomical objects, discovered when he was looking for:
comets
asteroids
supernovae
moons of other planets
3 of 5
The asterism commonly called the "Big Dipper' can be seen in which constellation?
Hydra
Ursa Major
Ursa Minor
Orion
4 of 5
The constellation Gemini contains two similar stars called "The Twins.” What are the common names of these two stars?
Deneb and Altair
Archenar and Canopus
Rigel and Betelgeuse
Castor and Pollux
5 of 5
The star Polaris is more commonly known by what name?
the North Star
the Morning Star
the Evening Star
the Dog Star