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1. What is the brightest star that can be seen in Earth's night sky? (Meaning which star has the least apparent magnitude.)
2. What is the brightest star in the constellation Leo?
3. What is the brightest star in the constellation Orion?
4. What constellation is Polaris in?
5. Which star was the Northern Pole Star before Polaris?
6. Which planet is known as the "Morning Star" and the "Evening Star" in some ancient civilizations?
7. Which of the following stars is less luminous (absolute magnitude) than Sirius?
8. Other than Sol, what is the nearest notable star to Earth?
9. What is the largest constellation?
10. How many notable stars are in Orion's Belt?
Source: Author MarkThames
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