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Relative Sizes in
the Universe
…or why we are SOOOOO insignificant
• Antares is the 15th brightest star in the sky
• It is the bright reddish star in the
constellation Scorpius
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.
BELOW IS A CLOSE UP OF ONE OF THE DARKEST REGIONS OF
THE PHOTO ABOVE.
• "Who are we?
• We find that we live on an insignificant
planet of a humdrum star lost in a
galaxy tucked away in some forgotten
corner of a universe in which there are
far more galaxies than people.“
• -Carl Sagan
Yeah, its like that!