Ever wonder what it would look like if you took about 100,000 nearby large (i.e., Milky Way sized and larger) galaxies, reduced each one to a point, and mapped them? Well, at Swinburne University of Technology in Australia, they did this, from the point of view of where we are in the Universe. We are the Milky Way, the one dot dead center in this image. Take a look, and click to enlarge:
Does it make you feel insignificant? Or does it make you feel like you’re a part of something wondrous? Or both? However it makes you feel, I hope you enjoy looking at it!