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Quiz

Aquarius kidnapping

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OBJECTIVE

Unravel the mysteries of the Aquarius constellation to receive a great treasure.



RULES
Answer the five questions correctly and enjoy the challenges along the way.

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Link to the S'cape Game used in the game.

Photographs of the celestial objects.

A map of the constellation.

Quest 1

Phact

Sadalmelik

Mirach

Aquarius has an asterism with 14 stars.
Find out what the Alpha star of Aquarius is.

Nice try!

Phact is the Alpha star of the Dove constellation.

Star identi...

Distance:

Size:

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The name Phact comes from the Arabic word "fãkhitah", which means "ring dove".

She is close to the Dove's head.


Alpha star of Dove Constellation. Data Images Simbad.

Nice try!

Mirach is the Beta star of the constellation Andromeda.

Star Identity

Distance

Size

Age


The name Mirach was first found in the book Almagest, by astronomer and mathematician Claudio Ptolomeu of Alexandria, and means 'waist'.

It is located at the left end of andromeda's waist.


Beta star of Andromeda Constellation, Mirach. Data Images Simbad.

Congratulations!

Alpha Aquarius or Sadalmelik is the second brightest star in the constellation Aquarius.

Star identity

Distance

Size

Age


Sadalmelik is a yellow supergiant.

The name Sadalmelik comes from the Arabic expression "sa'd al-malik", which means "luck of the king".

It is located on his right shoulder



Alpha star of Aquarium Constellation, Sadalmelik. Data Images Simbad.

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Challenge 1

Go On


Assemble the puzzle and meet the great oceanic family of the Cosmos!

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Para celebrar o Dia Mundial do Oceano (8 de junho), o Museu da Vida preparou um pôster especial unindo céu e mar. Concebido por Paulo Henrique Colonese, coordenador dos grupos Os Mensageiros das Estrelas e Viagem ao Universo em 88 Constelações, e criado pelo ilustrador Caio Baldi; o pôster propõe uma releitura das representações mitológicas de constelações relacionadas ao universo marinho. O material já se encontra disponível para download e é gratuito.

PUZZLE

The goal is to organize the pieces arranged on the screen to reveal an image.

Swipe slightly (or mouse) over the screen to move the pieces, fitting correctly into the available spaces.

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Quest 2

One way to identify a constellation is to look for its imaginary figure in the sky. Discover the figure of the Asterism of Aquarius.

A hook.

A water jug.

A big square.

Asterism with the figure of a hook belongs to the constellation of Scorpio.

Nice try!

Scorpio constellation map, with region, asterism and magnitude of stars.
International Astronomical Union (IAU).

The constellation of Scorpio comprises this region of the sky. The alignment of some of its stars forms the asterism of the constellation and represents a hook.

The "great square" asterism belongs to the constellation of Pegasus.

Nice try!


Map of the Constellation of Pegasus, with region, asterism and magnitude of stars.
International Astronomical Union (IAU).

The constellation of Pegasus comprises this region of the sky. The alignment of some of its stars forms the asterism of the constellation and represents a large square.

Part of the Aquarius asterism is shaped like a water jug.

Congratulations!

Map of the Constellation of Aquarius, with region, asterism and magnitude of stars.
International Astronomical Union (IAU).

The constellation of Aquarius comprises this region of the sky. The alignment of some of its stars forms the asterism of the constellation and represents a pitcher pouring water.

Quest 3

Aquarius is part of a group of constellations, defined by its position on the celestial sphere. Find out which group it belongs to.

Zodiacal

(Solar Ecliptic)

Austral (Southern Celestial Hemisphere)

Boreal (Northern Celestial Hemisphere)

Boreal constellations lie north of the Solar Ecliptic in the Northern Celestial Hemisphere.

Nice try!

Orthographic Projection, Stellarium.

Nice try!

Southern constellations lie south of the Solar Ecliptic, in the Southern Celestial Hemisphere.

.Orthographic Projection, Stellarium.

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The Astronomical Zodiacals are constellations crossed by the Solar Ecliptic in the celestial sphere. The imaginary line represents the apparent path of the Sun throughout the year.

Congratulations!

Click on the indicator hands at the bottom of the screen to move the image.

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The Astronomical Zodiacals are constellations crossed by the Solar Ecliptic in the celestial sphere. The imaginary line represents the apparent path of the Sun throughout the year.

Congratulations!

Clique nas setas no inferior da tela para movimentar a imagem.

Challenge 2


Seek the glow of the Alpha Phoenix star and find the exit!

FIND THE GLOW OF THE PHOENIX

  1. The goal is to find the phoenix's eye to escape the scenery.
  2. Hold the circle and drag it to focus on the objects in the scenario.
  3. Once you find the glow of the phoenix, click to proceed.


Constelação de Tucano (Tucana). Fonte: Stellarium.

A constelação do Tucano (ilustrada pelo Tucano-de-papo-branco) — é uma homenagem ao pássaro sul-americano. É uma das doze constelações concebidas no final do século XVI por Petrus Plancius a partir das observações de Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser e Frederick de Houtman.



Constelação de Pavão. Fonte: Stellarium.

A Ilustração inspirada no Pavão Indiano ou Pavão Azul (Pavo cristatus) e a constelação foi criada por Petrus Plancius. Sendo registrada pela primeira vez em um mapa celeste por Johann Bayer, pertencendo deste modo a Família Bayer de Constelações. Além do encanto pela beleza das aves austrais, Bayer pode ter se inspirado no mito grego que explica os olhos do pavão. O pavão mitológico era sagrado à esposa de Zeus, Hera.


Constelação da Ave do Paraíso (Apus). Fonte: Stellarium.


A constelação ilustrada pela Grande Ave do Paraíso — representa a linda ave do paraíso tem nome astronômico Apus, oriundo do grego apous “sem pés” devido a um mito inicial dos europeus de que a ave não possuía pés. Ela observada pela primeira vez em um globo celeste elaborado por Petrus Plancius (1552-1622).



Constelação de Corvo (Corvus). Fonte: Stellarium.A constelação do Corvo (ilustrada pela gralha-de-crista negra) — representava a ave sagrada de Apolo. Um dos mitos gregos diz que o corvo já teve penas brancas, mas tudo mudou quando a ave revelou a traição de Corónis ao deus Apolo. Durante um ataque de fúria, o deus do Sol e, também, marido de Corónis teria transformado o corvo em uma ave negra.

Constelação de Águia (Aquila). Fonte: Stellarium.

A constelação de Águia (ilustrada pelo gavião real) - representava Zeus, o senhor do Olimpo no mito grego; e acompanhava Júpiter, o líder dos deuses segundo o mito romano.

Quest 3

One of the Aquarius myths concerns Ganymede, a handsome boy kidnapped by Zeus and taken to Mount Olympus.
Find out which winged animal Zeus turned into to kidnap him.

Nice try!

Phoenix is ​​part of a group of 12 modern constellations presented by Dutch navigators Pieter Keyser and Frederick de Houtman, who mapped the sky of the southern hemisphere between 1595 and 1597.

Nice Try!

The Peacock was the pet of the Greek goddess Hera. And his feathers represent the eyes of Argo the giant.

Congratulations!

Zeus, Greek god of lightning and lord of Olympus, transformed himself into an eagle to kidnap the handsome Ganymede.

Quest 5

Black Hole, M87

Whirlpool Galaxy, M51a

Helix Nebula,

NGC 7293

Aquarius houses many riches of the Celestial Ocean.
Discover one of its treasures.

Nice try!

M87 is a black hole in the direction of the constellation Virgo.

M87 is the first black hole to have a real record.

This image was taken in April 2019 by the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) project.

Nice try!

A M51a, the Whirlpool Galaxy, is in the direction of the Constellation of the Hunting Dogs.

The Swirl Galaxy, also called Messier 51a or NGC 5194, is a spiral galaxy.

It is the brightest of the galaxies that make up the M51 Group.

M51a has a companion galaxy, named NGC5195 or M51b.

Congratulations!

The answer was in front of you the whole time.
The background image is NGC7293, the Helix Nebula, one of Aquarius's treasures.

Get the treasure!

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QUIZ AQUARIUS KIDNAPPING

Fundação Oswaldo Cruz
Museu da Vida
Ciência Móvel

Design and Development
Leonardo Pereira de Castro
Jackson Almeida de Farias
Rafaela Ribeiro da Silva
Renata Alves

Illustration
Caio Lopes do Nascimento Baldi

Midia and Divulgation
Renata Bohrer

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Aladin Sky Atlas

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Theme/Music: New Horizons. By: Soundroll.

Alpha Columbae. Digitized Sky Survey - STScI/NASA, Colored & Healpixed by CDS.
CDS/P/DSS2/color.

Alpha Cancri. Digitized Sky Survey - STScI/NASA, Colored & Healpixed by CDS.
CDS/P/DSS2/color.

Alpha Aquarii. Digitized Sky Survey - STScI/NASA, Colored & Healpixed by CDS.
CDS/P/DSS2/color.

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Árvore vetor criado por upklyak . Freepik.

Presentation

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Theme/Music: New Horizons. By: Soundroll.

Alpha Columbae. Digitized Sky Survey - STScI/NASA, Colored & Healpixed by CDS.
CDS/P/DSS2/color.

Alpha Cancri. Digitized Sky Survey - STScI/NASA, Colored & Healpixed by CDS.
CDS/P/DSS2/color.

Alpha Aquarii. Digitized Sky Survey - STScI/NASA, Colored & Healpixed by CDS.
CDS/P/DSS2/color.

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Árvore vetor criado por upklyak . Freepik.

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International Astronomical Union (IAU), Aquarius Constellation Chart.Revista IAU e Sky & Telescope (Roger Sinnott & Rick Fienberg)

International Astronomical Union (IAU), Pesgasus Constellation Chart. Revista IAU e Sky & Telescope (Roger Sinnott & Rick Fienberg)

International Astronomical Union (IAU), Scorpius Constellation Chart. Revista IAU e Sky & Telescope (Roger Sinnott & Rick Fienberg)

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Rafaela Ribeiro da Silva

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"The Messengers of the Stars: Constellations", November, 2020.

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