It isn’t obvious… [Starts With A Bang]

It’s hard to believe that until 1929, we were pretty sure that the Universe consisted entirely of our galaxy, and everything else was inside of us.

Hard to believe that you can look at something like this and not think it was another galaxy like our own, isn’t it?

Yet when you look in the visible light — which is all they knew how to do back then — this is what the pinwheel galaxy (above) looks like through a modern advanced amateur telescope.

Is it really so clearSource: Thoughts from Kansas RSS Feed


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