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Wednesday, June 28, 2006 

Bunch of stars

I know that most of you dont give a rats rectum about this but.

it still boggles min mind that every one of the globs in this picture represent over 10 billion stars, or 10,000,000,000 stars.

That is a heck of a lot of stars.

that does not include planets or moons. many of these stars have their own solar system. and many of the stars dwarf our own sun which is profoundly large compared to our larges planet jupiter which makes earth look like a pea.

If we could travel at the speed of light on the star ship enterprise it would take us 13,000,000,000 years more or less to reach the edge of what we can see with hubble.

Just a reminder that we are much smaller than we think.

of course we are also much larger than we think.

Snagley out.