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The Size of Milky Way Stars

A JOURNEY THROUGH THE MAJESTIC THE SIZE OF THE MILKY WAY STARS This graphic explains that size does matter. What size can have objects that make up the Milky Way? It has been said that astronomy is a humbling and character building, we are not the center of the Universe. TO UNDERSTAND READING WAY COMPARATIVE DOWNSCALING • NAME MARKER MERCURY 4,880 KM. MARS 6.794 KM. VENUS 12.104 KM. EARTH 12.756 KM. NEPTUNE 49.532 KM. URANUS 51.118 KM. SATURN 108.728 KM. JUPITER 142.984 KM. WOLF 359 190.000 KM SUN 1.392.000KM SIRIUS 2.381.712KM POLLUX 11.120.000 KM ARCTURUS 22.101.000 KM ALDEBARAN 59.770.000 KM RIGEL 97.300.000 KM BETELGEUSE 903.500.000 KM ANTARES 1.330.000.000 KM MU CEPHEI VV CEPHEI A 2.644.762.000 KM VY CANIS MAYORIS 2.644.800.000 KM ABOUT 2,800.000.000 KM DIAMETER THIS IS With 2.000 Sun diameters and 300.000 times the luminosity of our Sun it is located in the Canis Major constellation. This red hypergiant is on the verge of AWESOME! becoming a supernova. The star is so huge that its light takes 8 hours to travel around its own equator. VY CANIS MAJORIS IS THE LARGEST KNOWN STAR IN THE MILKY WAY THE SUN VISUAL EQUIVALENCE RATIOS WOLF 359 SUN RIGEL MU CEPHEI MERCURY POLLUX BETELGEUSE VENUS MARS VV CEPHEI A VENUS URANUS ARCTURUS EARTH JUPITER SIRIUS ALDEBARAN ANTĂRES VY CANIS MAYORES MADE BY NIHO KRAUSS FOR THE WORLD. WWW.ELKANIHO.COM

The Size of Milky Way Stars

shared by nihokrauss on Jun 14
Infographic about the unbelievable size of some stars from the Milky Way.



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