Earth Is Just A Tiny Mud Ball In This Enormous Universe - Daily American Buzz

Earth Is Just A Tiny Mud Ball In This Enormous Universe

1. This is where we live (unless your an alien and reading this, in which case, we come in peace).
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2. And this is where you live in your neighbourhood, the solar system.
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3. Here’s the distance, to scale, between the Earth and the moon. Doesn’t look too far, does it?
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4. THINK AGAIN. Inside that distance you can fit every planet in our solar system, nice and neatly.
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5. But let’s talk about planets. That little green smudge is North America on Jupiter.
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6. And here’s the size of Earth (well, six Earths) compared with Saturn.
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7. And just for good measure, here’s what Saturn’s rings would look like if they were around Earth.
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8. This right here is a comet. We just landed a probe on one of those bad boys. Here’s what one looks like compared with L.A.
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9. But that’s nothing compared to our sun. Just remember…
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10. Here’s you from the moon.
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11. Here’s you from Mars.
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12. Here’s you from behind Saturn’s rings.
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13. And here’s you from just beyond Neptune, four billion miles away.
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14. Here’s the size of Earth compared with the size of our sun. Terrifying, right?
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15. And here’s that same sun from the surface of Mars.
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16. There are more stars in space than there are grains of sand on every beach on Earth.
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17. Which means that there are ones much, much bigger than little wimpy sun. Just look at how tiny and insignificant our sun is.
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18. The biggest star, VY Canis Majoris, is 1,000,000,000 times bigger than our sun.
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19. If you shrank 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, get your thinker around that!
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