Funstuf

By Ruth Schiefen


Scrambled Solar System

How many of these heavenly bodies can you unscramble by studying the clues?

  1. 1.

    Harte (an inhabited plant)

  2. 2.

    Yiklm Yaw (a familiar galaxy)

  3. 3.

    Trasun (a planet surrounded by rings)

  4. 4.

    Netstooncalli (configuration of stars)

  5. 5.

    Temore (falling star)

  6. 6.

    Onom (a familiar crescent shape)

  7. 7.

    Usenv (planet named after a Roman goddess)

  8. 8.

    Otcem (celestial body that often displays a tail)

  9. 9.

    Tillet Repidp (constellation containing the North Star)

  10. 10.

    Pentnue (a cold planet)

Answers:

(1) Earth, (2) Milky Way, (3) Saturn, (4) constellation, (5) meteor, (6) Moon, (7) Venus, (8) comet, (9) Little Dipper, (10) Neptune.