An Astronomy Lesson

10 Dec

This is both fascinating and beautiful…

 

Beyond our sun, it’s a big universe…

Above, Earth is invisible at this scale and Jupiter is about one pixel in size.

Above, Jupiter is invisible at this scale and the Sun is one pixel in scale.

Antares is the 15th brightest star in our sky. It is more than 1,000 light years away.

Now try to wrap your mind around this:

Below is a Hubble Telescope Deep Field Infrared View of countless ENTIRE galaxies billions of light years away.

And below is a closeup of one of the DARKEST regions of the photo above.

Puts a whole new…perspective… on the word “perspective,” don’t you think?

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