Pacific Tides
My name is Thomas Sturm and I'm a programmer, photographer and writer.

Now go outside and look at the sky.

Not Even Close To The Center

It looks like there is a whole subcategory of videos on YouTube where users attempt to show our universe to scale. That's actually not half as easy as one would first assume, since the size differences between us, our planet, other planets and the stars and galaxies are quite ridiculous.

Here is a very well done video simply called Star Size Comparison HD (and yes, watch the HD version!) that tries to put it all into overwhelming perspective for us...

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