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Exercise 1.1: Distance Scales & the Organization of the Universe Create an organizational diagram in the space below illustrating the relationships between the Earth, the Sun, the solar system, the Milky Way Galaxy, and the universe. You should spend some time thinking about the various ways you might accomplish this before starting – there are
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Unformatted text preview: many different ways to do this. After you have a crude diagram with which you are satisfied, add Jupiter, Alpha Centauri (the star closest to the Sun) and the Andromeda Galaxy (the nearest large galaxy). What other objects might be added? Think about how your diagram might be adapted to illustrate the Local Group and the Local Supercluster....
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