Thanks to my friend Heru Paule LeBreton for this fascinating comparison of our planetary and galactic sizes…
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Size Comparison 3.preview

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I CERTAINLY THOUGHT THIS WAS ENLIGHTENING. BEYOND OUR SUN … IT’S A BIG UNIVERSE.

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ANTARES IS THE 15TH BRIGHTEST STAR IN THE SKY.
IT IS MORE THAN 1000 LIGHT YEARS AWAY.

NOW TRY TO WRAP YOUR MIND AROUND THIS………

THIS IS A HUBBLE TELESCOPE ULTRA DEEP FIELD INFRARED VIEW OF COUNTLESS
“ENTIRE” GALAXIES BILLIONS OF LIGHT-YEARS AWAY.

 

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BELOW IS A CLOSE UP OF ONE OF THE DARKEST REGIONS OF THE PHOTO ABOVE.

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HUMBLING, ISN’T IT?

NOW-HOW BIG ARE YOU?
AND HOW BIG ARE THE THINGS THAT UPSET YOU TODAY?

KEEP LIFE IN PERSPECTIVE.