Astronomy Perspective

Where Earthlings stand in the grand scheme of things



Astronomy Perspective - size of Earth compared to Venus, Mars, Mercury and Pluto

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Antares is the 15th brightest star in the sky, and it’s ~ 1,000 light years away

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Take away love and our earth is a tomb. - Robert Browning

Earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust. - The Book of Common Prayer

I would like to die on Mars. Just not on impact. - Elon Musk

When I die, I'm leaving my body to science fiction. - Steven Wright

Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of our science. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Mmm. Lost a planet, Master Obi-Wan has. How embarrassing. - Yoda

The only way on earth to multiply happiness is to divide it. - Paul Scherer

They bequeathed the gleaming gold, treasure of men, to earth. - Beowulf

I can't believe that God put us on this earth to be ordinary. - Lou Holtz

I am a great fan of science, but I cannot do a quadratic equation. - Terry Pratchett

To err is human; to try to prevent recurrence of error is science. - Unknown

When a finger points to the moon, the imbecile looks at the finger. - Chinese Proverb

Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind. - Albert Einstein

Science is a differential equation. Religion is a boundary condition. - Alan Turing

O all you host of heaven! O earth! What else? And shall I couple Hell? - William Shakespeare

Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody. - Mark Twain

If women can be railroad workers in Russia, why can't they fly in space? - Valentina Tereshkova

The two kinds of people on earth are the people who lift and the people who lean. - Unknown

I don't believe in astrology. I am a Sagittarius and we're very skeptical. - Arthur C. Clarke

Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass. - Anton Chekhov

I am not so lost in lexicography as to forget that words are the daughters of earth. - Samuel Johnson

Earth is here so kind, that just tickle her with a hoe and she laughs with a harvest. - Douglas Jerrold

If we were born knowing everything, what would we do with all this time on this earth? - Nelly

Men are probably nearer the central truth in their superstitions than in their science. - Henry David Thoreau

I know why superman left krypton. Earth was the only place where he could get steroids. - Milton Berle

Every moment and every event of every man's life on earth plants something in his soul. - Thomas Merton

Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you. - Langston Hughes

Earth's the right place for love: I don’t know where it's likely to go better. - Robert Frost

Why is America the last best hope of Earth? What if it's Liechtenstein? Or, worse, Canada? - Sarah Vowell

Noise proves nothing. Often a hen who has merely laid an egg cackles as if she laid an asteroid. - Mark Twain

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. - Albert Einstein

When witches go riding and black cats are seen,
The moon laughs and whispers, 'tis near Halloween. - Unknown

In the sick room, ten cents' worth of human understanding equals ten dollars' worth of medical science. - Martin H. Fischer

It's a funny thing that when a man hasn't anything on earth to worry about, he goes off and gets married. - Robert Frost

Science has not yet mastered prophecy. We predict too much for the next year and yet far too little for the next ten. - Neil A Armstrong

My chances of being PM are about as good as the chances of finding Elvis on Mars, or my being reincarnated as an olive. - Boris Johnson

What was most significant about the lunar voyage was not that men set foot on the moon but that they set eye on the earth. - Norman Cousins

The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space. - Marilyn Monroe

I have a maple leaf tattoo over my heart, quite literally, and my two favorite things on Earth are being in Canada and making movies. - Jay Baruchel

The purpose of architecture is to shelter and enhance man's life on earth and to fulfill his belief in the nobility of his existence. - Eero Saarinen


see also   Space   Section
Alien Seating
First Man on the Moon - a Hoax?
Giant Step For Mankind
Global Worming
Houston Space Problem
India’s New Space Program
Moon Crane
Moon Theft
Redneck Space Shuttle
Star Wars Computer

 

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22-Aug-2017