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Address 2 Cosmology Today. 1 nanosecond = 1 ft. (1/1,000,000,000 second ). Light Speed = 299,792,458 meters/second. Utilizing Light to Quantify Separation. Earth to Moon = 1.28 light seconds. Light Speed = 299,792,458 meters/second. Utilizing Light to Quantify Separation.
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Address 2 Astronomy Today

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1 nanosecond = 1 ft (1/1,000,000,000 second ) Light Speed = 299,792,458 meters/second Using Light to Measure Distance

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Earth to Moon = 1.28 light seconds Light Speed = 299,792,458 meters/second Using Light to Measure Distance

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Sun to Earth = 8.33 light minutes Light Speed = 299,792,458 meters/second Using Light to Measure Distance 1 AU (Astronomical Unit) =8.33 light minutes

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Sun to closest star = 4.23 light years Light Speed = 299,792,458 meters/second Using Light to Measure Distance

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1 AU 1 bend second = 1/3600 degree 1 pc Astronomers and Cosmologists use Parsecs A More Professional Unit of Distance 1 pc = 3.26 ly 1 parsec (pc)

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Survey of Astronomy The Milky Way Eagle Nebula North America Nebula Flaming Star Nebula

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The Milky Way as seen by Radio telescopes The Milky Way as mapped by a wide range of telescopes

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The Entire Milky Way Galaxy

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Large Magellanic Cloud 160,000 ly Andromeda (M31) 2.5 ly Small Magellanic Cloud 200,000 ly Galaxies in the Neighborhood of the Milky Way Galaxy

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Clusters of Galaxies Virgo Cluster - 53,000,000 ly

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Galaxies Deep in the Universe 10,000,000,000 ly

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Distribution of Galaxies Davison E. Soper, Institute of Theoretical Science, University of Oregon, Eugene OR

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Schematic outline demonstrating the position of a run of the mill system inside of the inestimable web The Cosmic Web R. A. Ibata et al., Science 319, 50 - 52 (2008) Published by AAAS

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