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Q: 2. Which one of the following planets does not have rings surrounding it? A. Saturn B. Jupiter C. Uranus D. Mars
A: Mars does not have rings surrounding it.
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User: 2. Which one of the following planets does not have rings surrounding it? A. Saturn B. Jupiter C. Uranus D. Mars

Weegy: Mars does not have rings surrounding it.
AngelInDisguise|Points 5101|

User: 3. What scientist first proposed that the sun is the center of the solar system? A. Ptolemy B. Kepler C. Copernicus D. Brahe

Weegy: C. Copernicus
pathwise|Points 1257|

User: 3. What scientist first proposed that the sun is the center of the solar system? A. Ptolemy B. Kepler C. Copernicus D. Brahe

Weegy: C. Copernicus
pathwise|Points 1257|

User: 4. What type of telescope detects energy that's outside the visible spectrum? A. Reflecting telescope B. Refracting telescope C. Spectroscope D. Radio telescope

Weegy: D. Radio telescope. Radio waves are outside the visible spectrum.
eturker|Points 2611|

User: 5. What two characteristics of a star are plotted on the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram? A. Brightness and temperature B. Rotation and temperature C. Rotation and age D. Brightness and age

Weegy: A. Brightness and temperature
chicory|Points 5501|

User: 6. According to the three laws of planetary motion, planetary orbits are in the shape of a/an A. arc. B. circle. C. rectangle. D. ellipse.

Weegy: B. Ellipse
saltee|Points 246|

User: 7. The path in which one object travels around another object in space is called its A. gravitation. B. orbit. C. rotation. D. revolution.

Weegy: The path in which one object travels around another object in space is called its D. orbit.
nose|Points 871|

User: 8. Of the following stars, which one is the brightest? A. White dwarf B. Red giant C. Main-sequence D. Nova

Weegy: C. Red giant is the brightest among those choices
migzptz|Points 6579|

User: 9. An icy object moving through space in a highly eccentric orbit is called a A. meteorite. B. comet. C. meteoroid. D. meteor.

User: 10. The brightness of stars as they appear from Earth is measured by _______ magnitude. A. apparent B. light C. relative D. absolute

Weegy: D)light
totoyness2|Points 126|

User: 11. The use of convex lenses to form an image is the method by which _______ telescopes work. A. refracting B. reflecting C. mirror D. optical

Weegy: D. refracting
IAmSoLame|Points 690|

User: 12. The idea that the universe is expanding was discovered in the late 1920s by A. Hertzsprung. B. Russell. C. Doppler. D. Hubble.

Weegy: C. Hubble
smp0784|Points 3821|

User: 13. The asteroid belt is located between the orbits of A. Saturn and Uranus. B. Jupiter and Saturn. C. Earth and Mars. D. Mars and Jupiter.

Weegy: Mars and Jupiter. Weegy!
mrsweldy|Points 122|

User: 14. What happens during a lunar eclipse? A. The moon moves out of the plane of the Earth-sun orbit. B. The moon's shadow falls on Earth. C. Earth moves out of the plane of the moon-sun orbit. D. Earth's shadow falls on the moon.

Weegy: What happens during a lunar eclipse? B. Earth's shadow falls on the moon.
smp0784|Points 3821|

User: 15. Cracks in the moon's bedrock are called A. umbra. B. maris. C. rilles. D. highlands.

Weegy: Cracks in the moon's bedrock are called rilles.
debnjerry|Points 36445|

User: 16. Regarding movement of planets, the three laws of planetary motion include all except which of the following? A. When a planet is closer to the sun it moves faster than when it is farther away. B. Orbits are elliptical. C. The distance between each planet and the sun is constant. D. The farther a planet is from the sun, the longer it takes to orbit the sun.

Weegy: B. When a planet is closer to the sun it moves faster than when it is farther away.
supernike|Points 351|

User: 17. An icy piece of rock or rock fragment moving through space is known as a A. meteor. B. meteorite. C. comet. D. meteoroid.

Weegy: B. comet.
wisbest|Points 1411|

User: 18. Why do astronomers use light-years to measure distances in space? A. The distances are too great to measure in Earth units. B. Equipment isn't sophisticated enough to measure any other way. C. The movement of the stars makes it impossible to measure in Earth units. D. The speed of light is slow enough to provide accurate measurements.

Weegy: The answer is C. The distances are too great to measure in Earth units.
patmarone|Points 6087|

User: 19. One way in which scientists can determine the surface temperature of a star is by its A. composition. B. brightness. C. color. D. mass.

User: 20. We see only one side of the moon from Earth because A. the other side of the moon isn't illuminated when it faces Earth. B. the moon rotates on its axis at the same rate at which it orbits Earth. C. Earth's gravity holds the moon in place so it can't rotate. D. tilt of Earth on its axis causes it to face the same side of the moon.

Weegy: D. tilt of Earth on its axis causes it to face the same side of the moon.
sipichapie|Points 4582|

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