The Earth is pretty big, right?

Not really. Sure, the Earth is gigantic compared to me, and even with modern technology it seems to take forever to get anywhere. Compared to other things in the galaxy, it isn't even a pinhead.

So, what about the sun? Isn't that big?

It is, compared to the Earth.

Seen with cosmic proportions, our planet is a tiny, blue and green jewel slowly rotating around a small star.

I found the following size comparison online. It boggles my mind, fascinates me, and leaves me feeling humbled.


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