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You think our Sun is amazing... imagine living next to VV Cephei.



weirdsmiley.gif crazy big things when you try to wrap your mind around the size
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Ok so forgive me for being a stupid here but I was wondering..

The picture at the start shows you the size of the Earth in comparison. Now I know the Earth is crazy small compared to the sun so it's not a distance thing, that was the actual size correct?

If that is the case is it not flat amazing to some people that there were "fire drops" that were literally HALF the size of Planet Earth falling down?!

Simply spectacular!

The sun alone makes up 97% of the mass of our solar system, so yeah.
post #43 of 78
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The sun alone makes up 97% of the mass of our solar system, so yeah.

Actually its 99.86% smile.gif
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That was awesome and strangely hypnotic. Beautiful, really.
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post #45 of 78
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What I found amazing was a mate of mine thinking the sun was the size of a bus... doh.gif

Cheers for the video! simply marvelous!

Ignorance is bliss, and your friend is very happy.
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so based on it's size and mass I expect the suns gravity to be very strong, these flares or CME of plasma must be super powerful to break the gravity of the sun?
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Actually its 99.86% smile.gif
Thanks for the correction, my bad.
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Amazing!!!
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That was an epic video. Truly jaw dropping considering the size of the event. thumb.gif
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post #50 of 78
That video is absolutely beautiful! I watched it, thinking...we are so small in the scale of the Universe..
Honestly, it's like you look at images of solar systems, galaxies, suns..and you realize that nothing is more beautiful.
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