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Just think were just making it to the edge of our solar system. Crazy to think there is like x100000000000 more space we have to explore. Like other soar systems, and then other galaxies. I mean look at this picture, we are SOO small compared to the universe, it's crazy. And I thought the solar system was huge!



OT: Very cool!!
Edited by IcyPimpHand - 5/27/11 at 7:09pm
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Incredible. Even looking at this image, our minds still can't fathom the vastness of the universe.
I can fathom it. According to the image on my screen, it's about 13 inches by 6 inches.

This is really neat. I agree with everyone, I can't wait until we can actually start exploring strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no man has gone before.
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Has anyone figured it out yet?

I would like to know where we are.
Well since the image was created from a 360' pan of our night sky, then I reckon we would be at the centre of this image
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I can fathom it. According to the image on my screen, it's about 13 inches by 6 inches.

This is really neat. I agree with everyone, I can't wait until we can actually start exploring strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no man has gone before.
Beam me up Scotty!
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Just think were just making it to the edge of our solar system. Crazy to think there is like x100000000000 more space we have to explore. Like other soar systems, and then other galaxies. I mean look at this picture, we are SOO small compared to the universe, it's crazy. And I thought the solar system was huge!



OT: Very cool!!
kinda like minecraft!
Edited by srsdude - 5/28/11 at 2:33am
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why is it shape like a globe?
 
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A little off topic... but I find it funny how this is just a link to Yahoo, which links to the main site of all the information... which Yahoo copies verbatim anyways.
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I never had any idea how incredibly huge space is. Its just so EPICALLY huge. We'll never get to explore all of the Milky Way in the next 2000 yrs and that's like 1% of the universe......It would REALLY be something to be immortal and get to see all that we'll accomplish in the next 1000-3000 yrs.

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why is it shape like a globe?
Because space is in 3d?
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Maybe the blank middle line/equator is the separation between our universe (on top) and a parallel universe.
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I'm not sure how to make the video show here but the link will do...

check out this time lapse for all fo you enjoying this story. Pretty awesome.


OT: that 3d map is cool! love this stuff.

edit: oh.. lol I guess just pasting a youtube link does it for you - sweet! lol
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