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 …

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  • Chaoscupid

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

  • Lukehannah101

    Earth could still be the center 

    • Drybones5

      ಠ_ಠ

      no.

  • Steve Moore

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

    • Obatala

      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.

  • $500AShareIsAnnoying!}:-D

    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.

  • Talmadge613

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

  • Dudeimbetter

    Promoting the idea of aliens.

  • Kaorusmith

    This is very amazing and Good size for the sun.
    http://www.storymint.com/story.php?id=242285#comments

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