Total Perspective Vortex 2013

Milky Way Total Perspective Vortex

In case you were starting to feel a little self-important as we set out exploring 2013 A.D., I give you a quick immersion in the Total Perspective Vortex. To be clear: that's the view off the edge of our little planet and into the abyss of the Milky Way galaxy.

Larger version here, if you dare.

(Photo by Andrew Hara, via @SETIInstitute).


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the centre of which tastes of raspberries and smells of rum

All that lives is holy, life delights in life.

--William Blake