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Scale of the Universe
This image shows some of the things that are in the Universe arranged in order of scale – although not actually to scale. In this diagram you can see (bottom left) subatomic particles, an atom, a molecule (of DNA), red blood cells, a human, the Ear...
Keywords: universe, scale, Earth, planet, cosmology, diagram, galaxy...

Laniakea
Artwork of the supercluster, Laniakea (yellow), which includes our own Milky Way. Scientists at the University of Hawaii have examined the velocities of galaxies in unprecedented detail, showing in the process that Laniakea is much bigger than origin...
Keywords: Laniakea, Local Group, supercluster, galaxy cluster, cosmology, large-scale stru...

Our Place in Space
How do we fit in compared to everything in the Universe? This diagram, created for the children's book Insiders: Space, attempts to enlighten you. It shows the Earth's place in the Solar System, then zooms out to show where the Solar System is locate...
Keywords: Earth, Milky way, Local Group, cosmology, universe, diagram, large-scale structu...

Geyser on Europa
... eteorites cause melting of the surface, allowing the water to smooth out before re-freezing. There is some evidence of large-scale movements of the ice, possibly supported by a liquid mantle and driven by thermal processes within the moon. Ice geyser ...
Keywords: Europa, Jupiter, geyser, planet, landscape...

Local Group Animation
... laxies, although a handful are irregular, such as the Magellanic Clouds. These smaller galaxies are shown larger than actual scale, for clarity. Please like or subscribe to my YouTube channel. ...
Keywords: Milky Way, Local Group, galaxy cluster, galaxy, animation...

Outer Solar System
Here is a view of the Solar System, focusing on the giant outer planets Neptune, Uranus, Saturn and Jupiter. Saturn is in the foreground. Had the various elements in this image been to scale, which they are not, the orbits of the innermost planets wo...
Keywords: Sun, Mars, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Jupiter, gas giant, t...

Planets and Stars Compared
... concentric circles which appear towards the end of the clip indicate the orbits of the planets Mercury to Uranus on the same scale. As you can see, the largest known star, VY Canis Majoris, if placed at the centre of our Solar System, would swallow a ...
Keywords: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Sun, star, red gi...

Solar System Animation
Animation of the eight major planets in the Solar System, along with a comet and the asteroid belt. The planets are not to scale, and neither are their relative distances. Please like or subscribe to my YouTube channel....
Keywords: Sun, planet, animation, comet, asteroid, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, S...

The View From Trappist-1f
... ets as they would appear from the surface of the fifth outermost planet, Trappist-1f. All of the planets and the Sun are to scale. One of the worlds is seen transiting in front of the star. ...
Keywords: planet, terrestrial planet, exoplanet, star, red dwarf, Trappist, surface...

The View From Trappist-1f (Version 2)
... ets as they would appear from the surface of the fifth outermost planet, Trappist-1f. All of the planets and the Sun are to scale. One of the worlds is seen transiting in front of the star. ...
Keywords: planet, terrestrial planet, exoplanet, star, red dwarf, Trappist, surface...

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