Size Does Matter Doesn't It?

Rich Parsons

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MA-Caver said:
Thanks much!

I think it would probably be redundant ... I recall reading somewhere that Io, one of Jupiter's largest moons/satellites is roughly the size of Earth. But we've already seen how big our Earth is to Jupiter.

But googling I found this... http://www.lpi.usra.edu/resources/outerp/moons.html

It is not redundant if one is looking at the Solar System as a complete system. This might lead to understand the size of the planet versus the size of its' satellites.

Also gives people something to think about that is much closer than say a few tens or even hundreds of light years. :)
 

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Ya but thanks to the Hubble and several other Astronomy breakthroughs we know better now... this picture blows me away as well.. these are Galaxies and knowing that a single Galaxy contains billions upon trillions of stars...

How can we be so arrogant to think we're alone?

Hubble gets a reprieve! yay!

Personally, I've loved looking at alot of the Hubble images... still alot more left for science to do and understand out there...
 
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