Cosmic Distances

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Light Year.ppt
Cosmic Address.ppt

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Atlas of the Universe

Cosmic Distance Scale - McDonald Observatory

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enhanced-buzz-wide-15452-1332735483-13-tn.jpg How Big is Our Solar System

scaling_the_universe_ladder.jpg Scaling the Universe Ladder

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MeasuringUniverse.jpg Measuring the Universe
Have you ever wondered how astronomers can measure distant objects? This nifty video explains all the ways it's done.

What Is the Nearest Galaxy to the Milky Way?
Dr. Michelle Thaller explains that the answer isn't as simple as you might think!

Where Is the Center of the Universe?
Dr. Varoujan Gorjian explains the mind-boggling expansion of the Universe.

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Cosmic Distance Scale - Milky Way Galaxy
This feature will give an impression of how immense our Universe is starting with Earth and then zooming out towards the furthest visible reaches of our Universe.

Secret Worlds: The Universe Within
View the Milky Way at 10 million light years from the Earth. Then move through space towards the Earth in successive orders of magnitude until you reach the subatomic universe of electrons and protons.


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