small -> big -> bigger -> bigger than bigger -> ?

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    small -> big -> bigger -> bigger than bigger -> ?

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    Yea, I saw a video about this on Youtube. Pretty amazing!

    Here it is. It shows stars bigger than Antares!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tL6E8mn-H2c
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    Sigh and considering all those planets are unreachable that makes them useless to us.

    Other than testing "space rockets" and alike.

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    VY Canis Majoris beats 'em all.
    >>Sigh and considering all those planets are unreachable ...
    for now.
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    If I remember correctly from my hobby astronomy days Antares is as big as the orbit of Mars around our sun.

    Very cool pics and really give you an idea of the scale of other planets/suns in the universe.

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    The sun is 1 pixel compared to Antares. LOL!
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    This is amazing, thanx for the pictures.
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    tanx dude , thats great stuff!
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