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Making the solar system to scale

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A friend recommends this fun vid about the scale of our solar system, made by self-described “highly intelligent goofballs.”

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    bornagain77 says:

    Reminds me of Louie Giglio’s ‘if the earth were a golfball’ video

    “You could fit 262 trillion earths inside (the star of) Betelgeuse. If the Earth were a golfball that would be enough to fill up the Superdome (football stadium) with golfballs,,, 3000 times!!! When I heard that as a teenager that stumped me right there because most of my praying had been advising God, correcting God, suggesting things to God, drawing diagrams for God, reviewing things with God, counseling God.”
    – Louie Giglio – How Great Is Our God – Part 2 – video
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bfNiZrt5FjU

    “we live on a blue planet that circles a ball of fire next to a moon that moves the sea, and you don’t believe in miracles?”
    – picture
    http://www.listofimages.com/wp.....-other.jpg

    Verse, quote and music

    Psalm 8: 3-4
    When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, The moon and the stars, which You have ordained; What is man that You take thought of him, And the son of man that You care for him?

    “I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen. Not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.” –
    C.S. Lewis

    Sara Groves – You Are The Sun – Music video
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kqC3F2VGVHU

    further note:

    In The Beginning – 12 May 2015
    Excerpt: As I walked out of Steinhardt’s office for the last time, it occurred to me that our cosmos is once again a sphere. Our Earth has been demoted in recent centuries. It no longer enjoys its former status as the still centre of all that is. But it does sit in the middle of our observable cosmos, the sphere of light that we can detect with our telescopes. Gaze into this sphere’s reaches from any point on Earth’s surface, and you can see light coming toward you in layers, from stars and the planets that circle them, from the billions of galaxies beyond, and the final layer of light, the afterglow of the Big Bang.
    http://aeon.co/magazine/scienc.....ve-crisis/

    The Known Universe by AMNH – video – (please note the ‘centrality’ of the Earth in the universe at the 3:36 minute mark in the video)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17jymDn0W6U

    Here is a still shot of the image at the 3:36 minute mark of the preceding video which highlights the centrality of the earth in the universe:

    Picture of Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation (CMBR)
    http://new-universe.org/zenpho.....rams47.jpg

    Centrality of The Earth Within The 4-Dimensional Space-Time of General Relativity – video
    http://www.metacafe.com/watch/8421879/

    Moreover, this ‘circle’ of the CMBR that is found by modern science to encompass the Earth, from the remnant of the creation event that brought the entire universe instantaneously into being, was actually predicted in the Bible centuries earlier:

    Proverbs 8:27 (King James Version)
    “When he prepared the heavens, I was there: when he drew a circle upon the face of the depth:”

    Proverbs 8:27 (New International Version)
    “I was there when he set the heavens in place, when he marked out the horizon on the face of the deep,”

    Job 26:10
    He has inscribed a circle on the face of the waters at the boundary between light and darkness.

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    ppolish says:

    The Solar System is much less than a microscopic dot compared to the size of the Universe. Yet the Universe is aligned to the Solar System:
    http://i44.servimg.com/u/f44/1.....is_o10.jpg

    That image is not to scale lol.

    The Multiverse Gambit cannot address this alignment?
    “Oh, instead of 10 raised to the 500 Uni’s there are 10 raised to the gazillion Uni’s”. Take THAT IDiots;)

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    bornagain77 says:

    26 Pictures Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence
    http://www.buzzfeed.com/daves4......hh7nwgnj9

    Scale of the solar system if the moon were just 1 pixel
    http://joshworth.com/dev/pixel.....ystem.html

    Psalm 8:3-4
    When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained;
    What is man, that thou art mindful of him? and the son of man, that thou visitest him?

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