Star Size Comparisons

StormFeather

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Just to put life on our planet in comparison - watch this. Fab visualisation. (heard about it on the radio today, along with suggestions for a website for 'catsthatlooklikehitler.com' which I haven't checked out!)


 

Ursa major

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Apparently there are 5,458 "kitlers", SF!


(And thanks for posting that video. :))
 

Nik

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Those hyper-giants are scary, burning through their fuel in millennia instead of aeons...

What's really weird is that low-end brown-dwarf stars (not shown) may be smaller than high-end gas giants-- There's a bobble in the mass/diameter graph...
 

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