Magnifying the Universe
This is an amazing interactive infographic on “Magnifying the Universe”. Check it out! It’s a great perspective on how small we really are in relation to the universe!
Here are some size references I found interesting!
Object: Milky Way Galaxy
Description: Spiral galaxy in which we find ourselves
Size: 1.14x10E21 m in diameter (120,000 ly across)
Object: Our Solar System
Size: 3x10E13 m in diameter (200 au = .003 ly across)
Click link below: <a href="http://http://www.numbersleuth.org/universe/magnify/
Copyright 2012. Magnifying the Universe by Number Sleuth
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