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35 Photos That Will Change Your Whole Perception Of The Universe by Conspiracist: 3:32pm On Mar 11, 2019
Have you ever asked yourself how big is the universe?
Take a look at the series of photos below as it really puts everything into perspective about how tiny we actually are compared to the bigger picture.
Before we get started, here’s an interesting fact about planet Earth.
Earth’s water was initially trapped within the planet. Over time the Earth’s water was brought to the surface by the planet’s volcanic activity. So how big is the universe ? scroll through these images and find out.
canyouactually.com/big-universe/
Re: 35 Photos That Will Change Your Whole Perception Of The Universe by Conspiracist: 3:33pm On Mar 11, 2019
1. This is Mother Earth! This is where we live and breathe.

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Re: 35 Photos That Will Change Your Whole Perception Of The Universe by Conspiracist: 3:34pm On Mar 11, 2019
2. This is where you exist in your neighborhood, the Solar System.

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Re: 35 Photos That Will Change Your Whole Perception Of The Universe by Conspiracist: 3:35pm On Mar 11, 2019
3. I hear alot of people say the moon is sooo close as in really close that after exiting take two steps and you would have landed on the moon , you might want to rethink

Here’s the expansive space, to scale, between the Earth and the moon. Doesn’t seem too far, right?

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Re: 35 Photos That Will Change Your Whole Perception Of The Universe by Conspiracist: 3:35pm On Mar 11, 2019
4. GUESS AGAIN. Within that remoteness, you can fit every planet in our solar system, nice and neat.

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Re: 35 Photos That Will Change Your Whole Perception Of The Universe by Conspiracist: 3:38pm On Mar 11, 2019
5. Now, let’s talk about planets. That tiny green splotch is North America on Jupiter.

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Re: 35 Photos That Will Change Your Whole Perception Of The Universe by Conspiracist: 3:39pm On Mar 11, 2019
6. And here’s the magnitude of Earth (well, six Earths) compared to Saturn (Wowzers):

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Re: 35 Photos That Will Change Your Whole Perception Of The Universe by Conspiracist: 3:39pm On Mar 11, 2019
7. And just for solar kicks, here’s what Saturn’s rings would look like if they surrounded our Earth:

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Re: 35 Photos That Will Change Your Whole Perception Of The Universe by Conspiracist: 3:40pm On Mar 11, 2019
8. This right here is a comet. We just landed a probe on one of these spectacular objects. Here’s what one looks like compared to Los Angeles:

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Re: 35 Photos That Will Change Your Whole Perception Of The Universe by Conspiracist: 3:42pm On Mar 11, 2019
9. But then the Sun just blows us all away shocked shocked :

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Re: 35 Photos That Will Change Your Whole Perception Of The Universe by Conspiracist: 3:44pm On Mar 11, 2019
10. Here’s us from the Moon:

Re: 35 Photos That Will Change Your Whole Perception Of The Universe by Conspiracist: 3:45pm On Mar 11, 2019
11. Here we are from Mars:

Re: 35 Photos That Will Change Your Whole Perception Of The Universe by Conspiracist: 3:45pm On Mar 11, 2019
12. Here we are again but behind Saturn’s rings:

Re: 35 Photos That Will Change Your Whole Perception Of The Universe by Conspiracist: 3:46pm On Mar 11, 2019
13. And there we are again from Neptune, four billion miles away.

Re: 35 Photos That Will Change Your Whole Perception Of The Universe by Conspiracist: 3:48pm On Mar 11, 2019
14. OMG! Are we really that tiny compared to the Sun?!

Re: 35 Photos That Will Change Your Whole Perception Of The Universe by Conspiracist: 3:49pm On Mar 11, 2019
15. The Sun from the surface of Mars:

Re: 35 Photos That Will Change Your Whole Perception Of The Universe by Conspiracist: 3:51pm On Mar 11, 2019
16. Can we be any more amazed by these majestic space objects?! YES. Again, as Carl once contemplated, there are more stars in space than there are grains of sand on every beach on Earth:

Re: 35 Photos That Will Change Your Whole Perception Of The Universe by Conspiracist: 3:51pm On Mar 11, 2019
17. Which means that there are ones much, much bigger than little wimpy Sun? Just look at how tiny and trivial our Sun is:

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Re: 35 Photos That Will Change Your Whole Perception Of The Universe by Conspiracist: 3:54pm On Mar 11, 2019
18. Here’s an added look. The chief star, VY Canis Majoris, is 1,000,000,000 times superior than our Sun:

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Re: 35 Photos That Will Change Your Whole Perception Of The Universe by Conspiracist: 4:02pm On Mar 11, 2019
19. But not an iota of those compares to the magnitude of a galaxy. In fact, if you shrunk the Sun down to the size of a white blood cell and shrunk the Milky Way Galaxy down using the same scale, the Milky Way would be the size of the United States (MIND BLOWN) shocked shocked shocked

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Re: 35 Photos That Will Change Your Whole Perception Of The Universe by Conspiracist: 4:03pm On Mar 11, 2019
20. The Milky Way Galaxy is enormous. This is where you subsist inside there:

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Re: 35 Photos That Will Change Your Whole Perception Of The Universe by Conspiracist: 4:04pm On Mar 11, 2019
21. Unfortunately, this is all you ever see:

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Re: 35 Photos That Will Change Your Whole Perception Of The Universe by Conspiracist: 4:06pm On Mar 11, 2019
22. But even our galaxy is a tiny runt compared to a few others. Here’s the Milky Way compared to IC 1011, 350 million light years away from Earth:

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Re: 35 Photos That Will Change Your Whole Perception Of The Universe by Conspiracist: 4:07pm On Mar 11, 2019
23. THINK BIGGER. In JUST this image taken by the Hubble telescope, there are thousands and thousands of galaxies, each containing millions of stars, each with their own planets (Their freaking own planet)!!

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Re: 35 Photos That Will Change Your Whole Perception Of The Universe by Conspiracist: 4:08pm On Mar 11, 2019
24. Here’s one of the galaxies pictured, UDF 423. This galaxy is TEN BILLION light years away. When you look at this photograph, you are looking billions of years into an earlier period.

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Re: 35 Photos That Will Change Your Whole Perception Of The Universe by Conspiracist: 4:14pm On Mar 11, 2019
25. And just keep this in mind — that’s a representation of a very little, miniature part of the cosmos. It’s just an insignificant fraction of the night sky.

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Re: 35 Photos That Will Change Your Whole Perception Of The Universe by Texty: 4:23pm On Mar 11, 2019
This is quite enlightening and amazing

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Re: 35 Photos That Will Change Your Whole Perception Of The Universe by Crysthaniel(m): 4:32pm On Mar 11, 2019
Bro this is intriguing nice work truly the universe is planned by someone of course the. Almighty God. and this reminds me of the Bible account if Isaiah 40:25-26
Re: 35 Photos That Will Change Your Whole Perception Of The Universe by Crysthaniel(m): 4:35pm On Mar 11, 2019
let me add.. from the earth's observer, the sun and the moon appear relatively same size.

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Re: 35 Photos That Will Change Your Whole Perception Of The Universe by BlackDBag: 4:37pm On Mar 11, 2019
cool

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Re: 35 Photos That Will Change Your Whole Perception Of The Universe by Conspiracist: 4:49pm On Mar 11, 2019
26. Black holes scare me: Here’s the size of a black hole compared to Earth’s orbit, just to alarm you:

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Re: 35 Photos That Will Change Your Whole Perception Of The Universe by Conspiracist: 4:57pm On Mar 11, 2019
So if you’re ever feeling upset about your favorite show being canceled or the fact that they play Christmas music way too early… just remember…





27. This is your home

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