Which of the following names is technically incorrect?

Crab Nebula
Great Andromeda Nebula
Orion Nebula
Horsehead Nebula
The An­drome­da Galaxy is often referred to as the Great An­drome­da Nebula in older texts. Before their nature was un­der­stood, galaxies were clas­si­fied as nebulae, but no longer are. In 1864, William Huggins examined the spectra of about 70 nebulae. He found that roughly a third of them had the ab­sorp­tion spectra of a gas (so these were true neb­u­lae). The rest, in­clud­ing An­dromeda, showed a con­tin­u­ous spectrum and thus were thought to consist of a mass of stars.

Answers distribution

Crab Nebula
Great Andromeda Nebula
Orion Nebula
Horsehead Nebula
answers
flagItaly
8%
66%
25%
0%
12
flagPakistan
11%
58%
5%
17%
17
flagIndia
16%
57%
10%
16%
80
flagthe Philippines
21%
57%
21%
0%
14
flagNorway
9%
54%
36%
0%
11
flagthe United Kingdom
12%
51%
8%
27%
116
flagCanada
16%
50%
8%
25%
12
flagUnknown
8%
47%
8%
36%
36
flagthe United States
16%
47%
16%
18%
183
flagAustralia
0%
46%
30%
23%
13
flagPoland
12%
41%
15%
29%
3647
flagthe United Arab Emirates
45%
36%
9%
9%
11
flagGermany
6%
35%
27%
30%
59
flagFrance
33%
28%
9%
28%
21
flagthe Netherlands
8%
25%
8%
58%
12

Gender

men43%
women35%
Crab Nebula
12%
15%
Great Andromeda Nebula
43%
36%
Orion Nebula
14%
16%
Horsehead Nebula
29%
31%

Language versions

question
answers
results
flag
Which of the following names is technically incorrect?
461
53%

Details

Author: ex-terminator
Illustration: Bob Familiar
tools
Should this question be improved? Improve it.
Globalquiz questions are translated by users for other users. Translate this question.