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Question 1: ________ (30° 19' 42.09” E), Pulkovo meridian
Leningrad OblastSaint PetersburgRussiaMoscow

Question 2: ________ (21° 00’ 42” E), see Warsaw meridian
VilniusMinskWarsawRome

Question 3: [8] It was adopted for air navigation by the ________ on 3 March 1989.
International Civil Aviation OrganizationOneworldAirportAir traffic control

Question 4: It is 5.31″ east of Airy's transit circle or 102.5 metres (336.3 feet) at the ________ of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich.
Prime MeridianAntarctic CircleEquatorLatitude

Question 5: Jerusalem (35° 13' 47.1” E), for the small dome of the ________
CalvaryCrusadesChurch of the Holy SepulchreEaster

Question 6: In this system, the Prime Meridian passes through the center of the solar disk as seen from the Earth on 9 November 1853, which is when ________ started his observations of sunspots.
John Couch AdamsAstronomyRichard Christopher CarringtonAurora (astronomy)

Question 7: The Greenwich Meridian is now marked at night by a ________ beam emitted northwards from the observatory.
Laser applicationsHeliumLaserX-ray

Question 8: ________ (75° 47' E), Used from 4th century CE Indian astronomy and calendars.
VaranasiUjjainHaridwarAllahabad

Question 9: ________ (7° 26' 22.5” E)
ViennaRomeBernBelgrade

Question 10: ________ (3° 41' 16.58” W)
MadridAthensParisGetafe







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