The size and age of the Cosmos are beyond ordinary human understanding. Lost somewhere between immensity and eternity is our tiny planetary home. - Carl Sagan // watched this the other day in cosmos: a spacetime odyssey.
These are larger dust bunnies than you will find under your bed. Situated in rich star fields and glowing hydrogen gas, these opaque clouds of interstellar dust and gas are so large they might be able to form stars. Their home is known as IC a bright
NGC 1300 by Steven Marx. A barred spiral galaxy about 61 million light-years away in the constellation Eridanus. The galaxy is about light-years across; just slightly larger than our own galaxy, the Milky Way. It is a member of the Eridanus Cluster.
Earth, is the third planet from left. Pictures like these always get me. It's crazy because of the stars that exists that are so much bigger than our Sun, that in comparison is like if it was the size of the Earth!
Monster ProminenceCredit: NASA/SDONASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured this view of a powerful Class solar flare on Feb. 2011 during a sun storm. NASA scientists called the display a "monster prominence" that kicked up a huge plasma wave.