Infographic: Earth’s Location in the Universe

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Bigger resolution here: http://scaleofuniverse.com/universe-medium.jpg

(Click on the image from this web source to magnify it.)

This amazing infographic is showing Earth’s location in the cosmos; in the Solar system, solar interstellar neighborhood, Milky way galaxy, local galactic group, local superclusters and finally in it location in observable universe generally.

I was always wondering what do we see when stargazing. It is still sort of incomprehensible to me that we mostly see just our nearest star neighborhood and the nearest galaxy Andromeda…

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About ~ wolfrayetstar

Science enthusiast and visual artist - hobbyist. Begginer in astrophotography and huge fan of nerdy jokes.
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