Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Constellations) for Friday, June 9, 2017:
The brightest star in Scorpius is named this, meaning “rival” of the god equivalent to Mars
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Johanna Andrews, a retired software engingeer from Sunnyvale, California
||Tucker Dunn, an E.S.L. teacher from Tucson, Arizona
||Bala Kumar, a lawyer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (2-day total: $42,999)
What is Antares?
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Red-hued Antares received its name because its own red colour in the night sky rivalled that of Mars (“the red planet”). It is the 15th-brightest star in the night sky and the brightest star in Scorpius.
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