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Astronomy pic

  1. Sep 6, 2006 #1

    JamesU

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    [​IMG]

    Does anyone else find this scary yet cool at the same time?:uhh:
     
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  4. Sep 6, 2006 #3

    Evo

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    Great picture yomamma!

    Scott, that really makes Earth look insignificant.
     
  5. Sep 6, 2006 #4
    I love feeling small and insignificant in comparison to the vastness of the universe.
     
  6. Sep 6, 2006 #5
    They should have wrote, "<------you are here!"
     
  7. Sep 6, 2006 #6
    :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

    I love it!
     
  8. Sep 6, 2006 #7

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    That close to the sun, the earth should be yellow like the sun.
     
  9. Sep 6, 2006 #8
    The Earth would be YELLOW!?

    [​IMG]
     
  10. Sep 6, 2006 #9

    Astronuc

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    Well the dark side would be redder.

    Think Stefan-Boltzmann radiant heat transfer, and do the form factor for the earth that close to the sun. :biggrin:
     
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  12. Sep 7, 2006 #11

    Galileo

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    Infathomable! :bugeye:

    [​IMG]
     
  13. Sep 7, 2006 #12

    J77

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  14. Sep 7, 2006 #13
    heh betelgeuse, now i know where did doglas adams took this name from...
     
    Last edited: Sep 7, 2006
  15. Sep 7, 2006 #14

    Astronuc

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    “The Universe is Big. Really big. It may seem like a long way to the corner chemist, but compared to the Universe, that’s peanuts.” :biggrin:

    Douglas Adams, Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy
     
  16. Sep 7, 2006 #15
    OMG! ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
     
  17. Sep 7, 2006 #16

    Gokul43201

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    Cheater! Theoretical constructs not allowed. Besides, hmmmm....it only looks about as big as Betelgeuse, wot?
     
  18. Sep 7, 2006 #17

    J77

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    Well, Arcturus is apparently 22 000 000 000 m diameter... :biggrin:
     
  19. Sep 7, 2006 #18

    Astronuc

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    This is really big!

    <---------------------------------------------:biggrin:--------------------------------------------->
     
  20. Sep 7, 2006 #19
    Not forgetting your spf 10000000 sunscreen..... priceless
     
    Last edited: Sep 7, 2006
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