August 24 2016 Astronomy Newsletter
Here's the latest article from the Astronomy site at BellaOnline.com. I thought I'd fit in one more quiz before school started, though I realize the term has already begun in some places. Nonetheless I hope you'll enjoy it.
Firsts in Space – Quiz
We walked on the Moon. Rovers explore Mars. The International Space Station has been continuously inhabited since 2000. We're in contact with the world and the cosmos via satellite. We take it for granted, but there had to be a first time for everything. How many of these space firsts do you know?
(1) August 25, 1981: Voyager 2 – launched on August 20, 1977 – flew past Saturn.
(2) August 25, 1989: Voyager 2 flew past Naptune, the only probe so far that has visited out most distant planet.
(3) August 28, 1789: William Herschel discovered Saturn's moon Enceladus.
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Mona Evans, Astronomy Editor
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