Our Place in the Universe

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Zooming out from the earth in pictures

More than 1 million people at Kumbh Mela.

kumbh mela


The Solar System.

scale photo of the solar system


The Sun is an average star within the Milky Way Galaxy.

sun versus earth


There are billions and billions of stars within the Milky Way Galaxy.

stars


The Milky Way is a spiral galaxy - the Solar System resides in an outer region far from the center.

spiral galaxy


The Universe contains billions and billions of galaxies - a tiny fraction of the Universe's galaxies, are shown below.

hubble ultra deep field


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