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15 Eunomia: Quiz


Question 1: Like other true members of the family, its surface is composed of silicates and some nickel-________, and is quite bright.

Question 2: Altogether, these lines of evidence suggest that Eunomia is the central remnant of the parent body of the ________ that was stripped of most of its crustal material by the family-forming impact, but perhaps not disrupted.
Eunomia familyAsteroidAsteroid belt15 Eunomia

Question 3: 15 Eunomia (pronounced /jʊˈnoʊmiə/ yew-NOH-mee-ə, Greek: Ευνομία) is a very large ________ in the inner main asteroid belt.
CometKuiper beltAsteroidCeres (dwarf planet)

Question 4: Eunomia was discovered by Annibale de Gasparis on July 29, 1851 and named after Eunomia, one of the Horae (Hours), a personification of order and law in ________.
ApolloGreek mythologyHeraMuse

Question 5: ________-rich pyroxenes and olivine, along with nickel-iron metal, have been detected on Eunomia's surface.

Question 6: As the largest S-type asteroid (with ________ being a very close second), Eunomia has attracted a moderate amount of scientific attention.
2 PallasCeres (dwarf planet)4 Vesta3 Juno

Question 7: The range of compositions of the remaining ________ members, formed by a collision of the common parent body, is large enough to encompass all the surface variations on Eunomia itself.
Eunomia familyAsteroid beltAsteroid15 Eunomia

Question 8: [4][5] This gives an ________ of about 165°.
Axial tiltJupiterSunEarth

Question 9: It is the largest member of the ________ of asteroids, and is estimated to contain 1% of the total mass of the asteroid belt.
2685 MasurskyScattered discEunomia family15 Eunomia


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