Mark Atwood (fallenpegasus) wrote,
Mark Atwood

The universe is very big.

Rule of thumb: The number of inches in a mile (63360) is remarkably close to the number of AUs in one light-year (63241.077).

In other words, if you perceived the distance from the earth to the sun as merely an inch, the closest star is a microscopic pinpoint of light over four miles away..

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