These 25 pictures will make you completely re-evaluate your existence. Just WHOA.

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15. That little dot is the sun, seen from Mars.

NASA
NASA

16. Did you know that there are more stars in space than there are grains of sand on every beach on Earth?

via: science.nationalgeographic.com
via: science.nationalgeographic.com

17. And between all these stars, many are much bigger than our sun. Take a look at what it looks compared to VY Canis Majoris.

via: wikipedia.org
via: wikipedia.org

18. And galaxies are incredibly bigger. Just so you understand: if the sun was a blood cell, the Milky Way would be as big as the United States!

via: reddit.com
via: reddit.com

19. The Milky Way is enormous. Here is where we are inside it.

via: teecraze.com
via: teecraze.com

20. Thinking that all the stars we can see at night are just part of this yellow circle is mind blowing.

via: twitter.com
via: twitter.com

21. But don’t you ever think the Milky Way is the biggest galaxy in space. Here it is compared to Ic 1011!

via: twitter.com
via: twitter.com

22. This is a picture taken from the Hubble telescope. In just this space there are millions of galaxies, each and everyone of them containing million of stars, each with planets orbiting around them.

via: hubblesite.org
via: hubblesite.org

23. This is one of these galaxies, UDF 423. It’s 10 billion light years away. Do you know what this means? Its light takes 10 billion years to reach the Earth. Basically, by looking at this galaxy you are looking 10 billion years into the past!

via: wikisky.org
via: wikisky.org

24. Keep in mind that every single inch of your vision of the night sky contains billions of galaxies, stars, planets.

via: thetoc.gr
via: thetoc.gr

25. But it’s not all roses out there. Here is a black hole compared to our orbit. A black hole is a region of spacetime where gravity is so strong that no particle or light ray entering that region can ever escape from it.

via: mcdonaldobservatory.org
via: mcdonaldobservatory.org

So whenever you think about your life and existence, about the good and bad in this world, keep in mind that we are just a tiny, little dot lost in space. Just a little recap. This is where we live.

photo credits: Andrew Z. Colvin  (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
photo credits: Andrew Z. Colvin (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

This is what we look like in our solar system.

photo credits: Andrew Z. Colvin  (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
photo credits: Andrew Z. Colvin (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

And in our interstellar neighborhood.

photo credits: Andrew Z. Colvin  (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
photo credits: Andrew Z. Colvin (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Our neighborhood compared to our galaxy.

photo credits: Andrew Z. Colvin  (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
photo credits: Andrew Z. Colvin (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

And what it looks like from farther.

photo credits: Andrew Z. Colvin  (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
photo credits: Andrew Z. Colvin (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Let’s zoom out a little more.

photo credits: Andrew Z. Colvin  (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
photo credits: Andrew Z. Colvin (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Some more.

photo credits: Andrew Z. Colvin  (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
photo credits: Andrew Z. Colvin (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

And here we are, here is the observable universe. Everything we said before fits in that little red dot. Impressive, right?

photo credits: Andrew Z. Colvin  (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
photo credits: Andrew Z. Colvin (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Thinking about how tiny and insignificant we are compared to the universe totally blew my mind. Share this with your friends!

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