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Earlier, I wrote about Galileo and the idea of the sun at the center of our solar system. Below are some videos that help us understand scale, perspective, and our relative size.

Here’s a video about the Earth’s motion around the sun.

 

Perspective on the solar system.

 

Here’s one that doesn’t make you feel so small.

 

If you want to learn more about The Universe, check out Season 7: Our Place in the Milky Way. I warn you, this video is almost an hour long.

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