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18-04-2018, 01:21   #1
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The Universe is AWESOME!




In the image above taken by the Hubble Space Telescope there are 10,000 visible galaxies each containing billions and billions of stars.

If you took a needle out and held it to the night sky and looked through the hole on the end - that is the equivalent portion of space in the picture.

To cover the whole sky the same techique would have to be used roughly 40,000,000 times.

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18-04-2018, 01:28   #2
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Uranus is awesome.
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I fcuking hate that word. Fascinating, incredible, amazing, spectacular, magnificent, etc, but awsome? Septics have ruined that word through overuse and trivialitization.

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The little Milky Way alone is flush with billions of potentially habitable planets - and that's just one sliver of the universe (there are billions of other galaxies to choose from).

In total around about 6 sextillion (x21 zeros) possible habitable planets in the universe, more than there is individual specs/grains of sand on all of the earths beaches combined.
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That rug really tied the room together.
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It is indeed OP. That’s why I’ve had an interest in astronomy since I was about 17.

Just look at this close up image of the atmosphere of the planet Jupiter, taken by the orbiting Juno probe. Surreal!!

Triiippppeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeey!
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I fcuking hate that word. Fascinating, incredible, amazing, spectacular, magnificent, etc, but awsome? Septics have ruined that word through overuse and trivialitization.
It's massiv, innit?
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I fcuking hate that word. Fascinating, incredible, amazing, spectacular, magnificent, etc, but awsome? Septics have ruined that word through overuse and trivialitization.
I would say this is the epitome of awesome.
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The universe is awesome, humans suck. Yup!
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