Categories: Astronomy

Universe Puzzle No. 5

As with last week’s Universe Puzzle, something that cannot be answered by five minutes spent googling, a puzzle that requires you to cudgel your brains a bit, and do some lateral thinking. This is a puzzle on a “Universal” topic – astronomy and astronomers; space, satellites, missions, and astronauts; planets, moons, telescopes, and so on.

What do the following have in common?

UPDATE: Answer has been posted below.

Alice, Hanny, Kate, Pamela

They are all featured in Galaxy Zoo’s She’s an Astronomer: Alice Sheppard, Hanny van Arkel (of the Hanny’s Voorwerp fame), Kate Land, and Pamela L. Gay (of Astronomy Cast fame!)

Check back next week for another Universe Puzzle!

Jean Tate

Hi! When I was only six (or so), I went out one clear but windy night with my uncle and peered through the eyepiece of his home-made 6" Newtonian reflector. The dazzling, shimmering, perfect globe-and-ring of Saturn entranced me, and I was hooked on astronomy, for life. Today I'm a freelance writer, and began writing for Universe Today in late 2009. Like Tammy, I do like my coffee, European strength please. Contact me: JeanTate.UT@gmail.com

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