Our Sun Is This Small (Animation)

Canis MajorisFor those of you who hated this proposed Earth-centric view of our Solar System, check out this video below. (VY Canis Majoris RULES for now; Giordano Bruno would be proud …)

VY Canis Majoris is a red hypergiant star located in the constellation Canis Major. At between 1800 and 2100 solar radii (8.4–9.8 astronomical units, 3.063 billion km or 1.7 billion miles in diameter), it is currently the largest known star and also one of the most luminous known …

9 Comments on "Our Sun Is This Small (Animation)"

  1. Chaoscupid | Mar 3, 2011 at 9:10 pm |

    If the universe is truly boundless, then any point of consciousness is the center, so YES I AM THE CENTER of the universe!

  2. Lukehannah101 | Feb 2, 2012 at 6:34 pm |

    Earth could still be the center 

  3. Steve Moore | Feb 3, 2012 at 7:22 am |

    all praise to our creartor Jehovah the Trure God!!!!!

    • I love it when people don’t know about their own religion. Elohim created the Earth and Humankind according to the book of Genesis. Religion is great for interpreting personal experiences and finding personal meaning in the Universe, but science tells us how the Universe operates.

  4. $500AShareIsAnnoying!}:-D | Feb 3, 2012 at 7:20 pm |

    And I thought our solar system ruled the universe.  I’m not sure I’m going to be able to sleep at night waiting for an invasion from the life forms of one of the planets of that sun.   Some dude might think our planet is a space booger and flick it clean across the Milky Way.

  5. Talmadge613 | Feb 4, 2012 at 1:02 am |

    given the size of the universe, how can we know we’re not at the center? Not that i care, i’m just asking.

  6. Dudeimbetter | Feb 4, 2012 at 7:01 am |

    Promoting the idea of aliens.

  7. Kaorusmith | Feb 4, 2012 at 7:25 am |

    This is very amazing and Good size for the sun.

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