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Logarithmic Map of the Universe

  1. Dec 4, 2003 #1

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  3. Dec 6, 2003 #2
    Very interesting

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  4. Dec 6, 2003 #3
    more accurate to say is a logarithmic map of the universe relative to earth.

    btw: 1.what does parsecs stand for?
    2. what units does the horizontal axis stand for? (time?).
     
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  5. Dec 6, 2003 #4

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    A parsec is a commonly used unit of distance in astronomy:

    http://scienceworld.wolfram.com/astronomy/Parsec.html

    It doesn't say what the units at he bottom are but it looks like they've divided the Earth's circumfenrce into 24 hours. (i.e. 24 hours = 360 degrees).
     
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