Comparison of the largest stars

December 23, 2010  |  Infographics

Star size comparison

You've most likely seen a couple of views of the universe to provide a sense of scale. Main point: you're tiny. Here's another video. This one focuses on star sizes. it starts with our solar system and then moves up to VY Canis Majoris, the largest known star in the universe. The video was actually made last year, but still fun to watch. It's got a few drops of dramatic music in there, too.

[morn1415 via Simple Complexity]

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