#astrointerest - Humility: #Andromeda’s actual size, not accounting for the fact it is 2.5 BILLION LIGHT YEARS away, compared with the moon's 238,000 MILES away. It contains a Trillion stars, while our galaxy contains at most a half a billion stars... And some on #earth delude themselves that they are the center of Everything.
A diagram of our location in the observable universe A diagram of Earth’s location in the Universe starting with the Earth, moving to the Solar System,... - Aftab khAn - Google+
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Our solar system
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