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Saturday, December 16, 2017    
Tour the Cosmos





Getting Perspective

Our sun as seen from 8 Astronomical Units* away
The star Betelgeuse as seen from the same distance
Betelgeuse is most commonly known as the bright star near the upper left of the constellation Orion.

*An Astronomical Unit (AU) is the distance from the Earth to the Sun. This distance changes with the seasons but averages just under 93,000,000 miles.

 

M42
M42
Hubble Space Telescope

Hubble
Source: NASA

 

Hubble
Source: NASA

 

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