Atlas on the Universe



Awesome? Want to get things into perspective? Think of this. Number of large galaxies within 15 billion light years = 10 billion. Number of stars within 15 billion light years = 2,000 billion billion. That puts you in your place. The pages on this site are meant to give an idea of what our universe actually looks like. There are nine main maps on the page, "each one approximately ten times the scale of the previous one. The first map shows the nearest stars and then the other maps slowly expand out until we have reached the scale of the entire visible universe."

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