The Largest Stars In The Universe
A NEW PERSPECTIVE
I came upon these videos a few weeks ago as I have always been interested in the size of our universe. Truth be told, I thought I had an idea of how big the universe was, but I was wrong. The videos below will give you a new perspective on the size of our planet Earth and the size of the universe.
The first two videos show you exactly how small Earth is compared to the largest stars known to man. It gives you a great perspective on the size of these massive stars. The last video is long in length, but it goes into great detail as you travel to the deepest parts of the universe known to man. If you have the time available, it is well worth watching. The statistics, sizes, and diameters are absolutely mind blowing.
Take advantage of this opportunity and travel the universe as you never imagined. All three videos have a great picture. This will give you an idea of how large the universe actually is. Learn all the latest information as we use the best of our technology to discover the universe.
INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT THESE VIDEOS
The largest star discovered to this point is VY Canis Majoris. The size of this massive star is 3,640,000,000 KM. This is huge. For example, the Earth is 12,750 KM and the sun is 1,400,000 KM. Venus is one of the closest planets to Earth. We can actually see Venus from Earth with the naked eye. Scientist believe that Venus was more like Earth when it was first born, but now it is over 900 degrees. Mercury, which is the closest planet to the sun, has wild temperature changes. During the day, it burns at over 800 degrees. At night, temperatures drop to minus 275 degrees.
The sun is so big, the Earth could fit inside it one million times over. The surface temperature on the sun is over 10,000 degrees. But one day, the sun will burn out and die. Earth will follow soon after. Mars is the closest planet to Earth. Mars does have water, but it remains in a deep freeze. There is an ancient volcano on Mars, which is three times taller then Mt. Everest.
The total diameter of the Universe is believed to be around 93 billion light years. In total, 95% of the universe is made up of dark matter and dark energy. Dark energy is the cause of the universe expanding. 70% of the universe is made up of dark energy. Dark matter caused the expansion to slow. 25% of the universe is made up of dark matter. We know very little about dark energy and dark matter. The other 5% of the universe is made up of ordinary matter.
Technology has revealed that the universe is still expanding and had a beginning. From what we can observe from Earth, just in our viewing area, there is around 300 sextillion stars. It is very clear that we are merely a particle when compared to the universe. The size of the universe and the size of our largest stars are truly unbelievable. If you haven't watched the videos, please take the time to do so. They are remarkable. Thank you for taking the time to view this article.
NOTED SOURCE: WIKIPEDIA