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The Milky Way Galaxy
You are Here (6 of ?)
From the Cosmic Distance Scale: http://heasarc.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/cosmic/cosmic.html

(575 quadrillion miles across!)

If you were wondering where we are, we're near where the little arrow labeled "Sun" is. Yeah, on the Galactic Scale... even our massive sun is pretty small.

Take a trip through space and humbling scale here:
http://heasarc.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/cosmic/cosmic.html
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Jun 06 2005 08:31 GMT charlotte
intresting!
Jun 06 2005 10:02 GMT CIRCUSSTARS
look it i`ll be back,,beam me up scotty
Jun 06 2005 11:22 GMT JAX PRO
I am enjoying the class completely.
Jun 06 2005 11:50 GMT curves PRO
So we are not really lost in space......
Jun 06 2005 23:29 GMT Pueo PRO
no, there's an order to all this but the reason why and the incomprehensible vastness of it all can cause one to be lost in thought.

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