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Saturday, 5 September 2015
riding the #light from alphonse swinehart - moving at the speed of #light from the Sun to #Saturn - 45mins - post has timings of what #planets when
found via digg
On the video a "Next celestial object" label displays as follows (roughly): Mercury 00:16, Venus 03:18, Earth 06:05, Mars 08:28, Jupiter 26:24, Saturn 43:21,
This is what his site says about this
" After nerding out on some astronomy books and documentaries, I wanted to illustrate how slow the speed of light is in relation to the vast size of the universe. This animation shows, in realtime, the journey of a photon of light emitted from the sun and travelling across a portion of the solar system. "