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How big is the Earth?

Postby knapplc » Thu Jun 15, 2006 6:18 pm

Check out these relative sizes:

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Compared to:

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(we're the one in front on the left)

And then this one:

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(we're in the front row, fifth from the left)

That's how big the Earth is in comparison to our neighbors.

Kinda makes you realize how tiny our planet really is, huh?
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Postby moonhead » Thu Jun 15, 2006 6:44 pm

i like this stuff. makes me think how insignificant day to day actions really are.
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Postby SniperShot » Thu Jun 15, 2006 6:50 pm

yeah makes me not really care if letters are capitalized or not. whats it really matter anyway... :-b
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Postby CC » Thu Jun 15, 2006 6:58 pm

The Earth is this big:

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(not to scale)
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Postby moonhead » Thu Jun 15, 2006 7:03 pm

SniperShot wrote:yeah makes me not really care if letters are capitalized or not. whats it really matter anyway... :-b


seriously. who has the time to hit that shift button anyway?
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Postby jayday » Thu Jun 15, 2006 7:04 pm

Ah, Mercury must be so hot ;-7 :-D
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Postby knapplc » Thu Jun 15, 2006 7:33 pm

moonhead wrote:
SniperShot wrote:yeah makes me not really care if letters are capitalized or not. whats it really matter anyway... :-b


seriously. who has the time to hit that shift button anyway?


Hitting the shift key makes letters bigger. With the Earth being as small as it is, every little bit helps. :-B
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Postby moonhead » Thu Jun 15, 2006 7:43 pm

knapplc wrote:
moonhead wrote:
SniperShot wrote:yeah makes me not really care if letters are capitalized or not. whats it really matter anyway... :-b


seriously. who has the time to hit that shift button anyway?


Hitting the shift key makes letters bigger. With the Earth being as small as it is, every little bit helps. :-B


damn. i should hit that shift button more ofen! ;-7
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Postby Omaha Red Sox » Thu Jun 15, 2006 7:50 pm

We have those same pictures saved on our computer. Pretty cool to actually 'see' how enormous other parts of the galaxy is and how tiny we are compared to it all.
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Postby Dolfin99 » Thu Jun 15, 2006 8:51 pm

Pretty cool Knapp. I have never seen the sizes displayed in that way.
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