Activity: Space Travel - Chandra X-ray Observatory
50 X your travel time at 99.98% the speed of light ≈ time passed on Earth ... it is closest to Earth. 10. Convert ... How far away is the Andromeda galaxy in kilometers? .... (2.5 million light-years) X (10 trillion km/light-year) = 25 million trillion km.
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Lecture 2 Our Place in the Universe (Cont'd)
The farther away we look in distance, the further back we look in time. 2.5 million years. Andromeda Galaxy. 8 years. Sirius. 8 minutes. Sun. 1 second. Moon.
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Lecture 03 (26 Jan) Chapter 1 & 2 - Texas A&M
Have you ever seen the Milky Way? A. Yes. B. No. C. Not sure. D. I ate one ... Moon. 1 second. Sun. 8 minutes. Sirius. 8 years. Andromeda Galaxy 2.5 million years ... Page 25 ... C. Because looking 15 billion light-years away means looking to ...
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Our galaxy - What's Out Tonight?
The Milky Way Band . . . . . . 12 ... Andromeda Galaxy, which is one of our nearest galactic neighbors is 2.3 million light years away. The Universe ... Universe be if the Earth were one inch ... 75% hydrogen, 25% helium including traces of all ...
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8 years. Andromeda Galaxy. 2.5 million years. Far away means back in time? • Light travels at a ... C. Because looking 15 billion light-years away means looking to a time ... Earth is part of the solar system, which is the. Milky Way ... Page 25 ...
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Lecture One - The Big Picture
the Sun would appear, as seen from the nearest star – can you find ... away that they appear as · mere points of ... over 200 billion in all – lie in our home galaxy, the Milky Way ... Andromeda Galaxy (seen on the left) contain many hundreds of ... Page 25 ... superclusters of galaxies over a hundred million light years across.
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A Modern View of the Universe - Jeffrey Bennett
million light-years away, which means we see it as it looked about 2.5 million years ago. ... planet in the Andromeda Galaxy were looking at the Milky Way Galaxy, what would they .... housing the Sun (the gold sphere on the nearest pedestal) ..... 25. The. Cambrian explosion. 14. 17. 30. January 1: The Big Bang. February:.
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The Milky Way's Collision with the Andromeda Galaxy
Hubble found that the stars in M31 were more than 25 times farther away ... Current measurements of M31 place it at a distance of 2.5 million light-years from .... Dwarf galaxies that are closest to the collision will also have their orbits changed.
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Week Four: It's a Large Universe
Sep 16, 2013 ... Virgo Cluster is nearest galaxy group of 1500 galaxies. ▷ 7 million light years. ▷ 60 million light years away. ▷ Space between galaxies is ...
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Our Place in Our Galaxy - Night Sky Network - NASA
Where we are, the Milky Way Galaxy is about 1000 light years thick: The scaled size is ... that is about 25 miles (40 km) away from where you are presenting this ...
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Lecture 1 – Astronomy - UNIS
Thus, there are about 3000 stars for each sandgrain on Earth. Thimble ... Andromeda-galaxy. • Located about 2,3 million light years away. • Travelling towards us with a speed of. 120 km/s ... If the Sun was a sand grain, the nearest star would be lovated 30 km away. .... star Arcturus has a diameter 25 times that of the Sun.
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Galaxy Images - Institute of Physics
Photograph of our own Galaxy, the Milky Way, taken summer from Mount Graham , .... NGC 5982, is an elliptical galaxy, lying around 134 million light years away. ... group', a cluster of about 25 galaxies that includes our own, the Milky Way. ... Andromeda, the nearest large galaxy to our own, is located 2.5 million light years ...
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Solar System - University of Oregon
The best way to begin our study of of galaxies and cosmology is to step back and look at our ... Our Star, The Sun. 4.6 light seconds cross the Sun. ~ 8 light min from. Earth ... when near the sun. Comets .... 25. Our Sun moves relative to the other stars in the local Solar neighborhood! ... 2.5 million light-years away, so we.
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Solar System Scale Model - Stanford Solar Center
away. 7. The Milky Way Galaxy is 100,000 light-years across. So, on our scale, the ... The Andromeda Galaxy, the closest large galaxy to the Milky Way, is about 2 million light-years ... An AU is the average distance between the Sun and the Earth, ~150 million km. .... Weather balloons ($25-$75) do give an impressive 3-.
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The Milky Way Galaxy. Vega. Andromeda. Galaxy. Pleiades. Small. Magellanic Cloud ... The typical separation of stars near the Sun is. ~ 1 pc ... Page 25 ... The Andromeda Galaxy is 3.3 million light years away. It is the farthest object that we ...
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Instructor: Prof. Connie Rockosi Office Hours: Monday 2-3 pm or by
Page 25 ... Earth-Sun distance = 1 Astronomical Unit (AU) = 1.5x1011 m = 93 million miles. AU: a useful ... earth. It takes light 2.2 million minutes to travel from the sun to the nearest star. ... The Andromeda galaxy is 2.5 million light-years away,.
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The Milky Way Galaxy is Heading for a Major Cosmic - STScI
Nearest big galaxy to Milky Way. • 2.5 million light years away. • Similar to Milky ... Light is redshifted. • In 1912, Andromeda was the first galaxy for which a ... After the Big Bang, the Milky Way and Andromeda .... It may even hit the Milky Way first (9% probability). – Or it could escape from the Local Group (7% probability). 25 ...
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Build your own Galaxy - McDonald Observatory
You can decorate both sides of your galaxy model. ... The view toward the center of the Milky Way ... largest concentration is near the bulge. ... On a grander scale is the Andromeda galaxy, a mere 2.5 million light-years from our ... about 25 Milky Way diameters away (7.5 meters or 25 feet), that would be the scale separa-.
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image panels - From Earth to the Universe
400 times further away. once every couple of years, the Moon passes directly ..... light years the closest spiral galaxy to us, the andromeda galaxy (also called.
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colors of our universe 2016 - ASA Astrosysteme GmbH
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 ... gassy region of the galaxy about a thousand light years away where young ... Galaxy is a spiral galaxy approximately 2.5 million light-years from Earth . ... The apparent magnitude of the Andromeda Galaxy is one of the brightest of any.
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