Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2012 21:32:01

Author: --- Matthew

Subject: Re: A new "size of things in the universe"

Post:


> http://htwins.net/scale2/

This is VERY cool!

On a personal note, if you zoom out to a size (or distance) of about 10^14.7
m, you'll see the Stingray Nebula. You can tell your students that you know
who discovered it. (I photographed it with the Hubble Space Telescope).
You can see a better image of it here:

http://hubblesite.org/gallery/album/pr1998015b/

Cheers,
Matt

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Matthew Bobrowsky, Ph.D.
Director, Lecture-Demonstration Facility
Department of Physics
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-4111

Tel: 301-405-6045
E-mail: msb@umd.edu
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On 2/16/12 12:34 PM, "Roger Key" wrote:

> Fellow TAP-L'ers:
>
> This came to me from a local source and I think you will like it:
>
>
> http://htwins.net/scale2/
>
>
> impressive! and if you click on individual objects you get a short
> explanation of what it is // one of my favorites so far is Russell's
> teapot....
>
> Roger Key
> CSU Fresno Physics
> 559-278-2728
> http://Physics.CSUFresno.edu
> http://www.Twitter.com/FresnoStPhysics
> http://www.YouTube.com/FresnoStPhysics



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