Earth’s Size Compared to Other Astronomical Objects [Infographic]

The Earth is only a speck of dust in the grand scale of the universe. There are stars that would even dwarf our Sun.

If you thought that Aldebaran was huge, wait until you see supergiant or hypergiant stars like Betelgeuse, Antares or VV Cephei! They are so astronomically large that it is hard to visualize. That’s where this infographic comes in:

Earth Sun Betelgeuse vv Cephei comparison

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Paul Tomaszewski is a science & tech writer as well as a programmer and entrepreneur. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of CosmoBC. He has a degree in computer science from John Abbott College, a bachelor's degree in technology from the Memorial University of Newfoundland, and completed some business and economics classes at Concordia University in Montreal. While in college he was the vice-president of the Astronomy Club. In his spare time he is an amateur astronomer and enjoys reading or watching science-fiction. You can follow him on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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