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Unformatted text preview: Out Rush From Earth to the Edge of the Universe At 767 miles per hour, an F/A-18 Hornet makes a visible sonic boom. The velocity of light is 186,000 miles per second. At this speed, sunlight will reach earth in 8 minutes. When we look at the sun in real time, do we see the sun as it actually exists at this precise moment, or as it once existed 8 minutes earlier? Mars Rover Entry Water Ice Cap Communication time: 20 minutes At light speed, Jupiter is one light hour away. Do we see Jupiter as it actually exists from God’s omnipotent view, or as it existed one hour ago? Neptune is six times more distant than Jupiter. Sunlight will take six hours to reach this distant planet. Distance from Earth to Proxima Centauri, the next nearest star. 40,000,000,000,000 Kilometers or 4.24 Light Years away Helix Nebula 650 L.Y. We can think of our universe as a time machine: The farther we look out into space, the farther we look back in time. Veil Nebula 1200 L.Y. “Horsehead Nebula” 1500 L.Y. A bow wave is created by the solar wind of L.L. Orionis interacting with the cosmic wind of the Orion Nebula. Orion Nebula 1500 L.Y. Lagoon Nebula 5,000 L.Y. Crab Nebula 6000 LY Ring is 1 LY across Monocerotis 20,000 L.Y. Superstition Mountains, Arizona Magellanic Cloud Cerro Tololo, Chile One million light years out from the Milky Way The “Local Group” Andromeda 2.2 Million L.Y. Sombrero Galaxy 50 million L.Y. Colliding Galaxies in Stephan’s Quintet (300 million L.Y. away) Our Galactic Supercluster Over 3000 galaxies in the Coma Supercluster NGC 1365 – a barred spiral NGC 1232 “Abell 2218” galaxy cluster lensing a second galaxy cluster over 13 billion L.Y. away. How much time did God take to make His creation? HUDF Hubble Ultra Deep Field (1 million second exposure) Genesis In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. And the earth was formless and void, Genesis and darkness was over the surface of the deep; and the Spirit of God was moving over the surface of the waters. Genesis Then God said, “Let there be light”; and there was light. And God saw that the light was good; and God separated the light from the darkness. Two Million Galaxies Are we alone? “M74” 100 billion stars By Him all things are made John 1:3 Pinwheel Galaxy Out Rush From Earth to the Edge of the Universe Now it is time to “rush out”, because this is the end of the semester ! Pinwheel Galaxy We are all astronauts. Colliding Galaxies in Corvus Cassini’s approach to Saturn February 9, 2004 By Him all things are made John 1:3 ...
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