Can you identify the stars and constellations of the night sky? The picture quizzes in this section will test your knowledge while helping you to find your way around the celestial sphere, identify individual stars, and recognise constellations :
Most of the quizzes below includes 15 multiple-choice style questions. If you get a question right, the next one will appear automatically, but if you get it wrong the correct answer will appear in a separate box so you can see where you went wrong. Just click ok to go to the next question. An overall score is given at the end of each quiz.
To support the quizzes in each section, we've put together some extra resources to provide further information:
- Articles - Alongside the quizzes, you'll find short articles on related topics, to help widen your knowledge of that area.
- Glossary - As with any field of scientific study astronomy has a long list of important terminology. So we've put together a glossary where you can check you fully understand the meaning of the more unusual words!