Experience How Small Our Entire Galaxy Is in One Mind-Blowing Image


That's the number of Milky Way galaxies that would fit into IC 1011, the largest galaxy in the known universe.


IC 1011 is 6 million light years wide. The massive galaxy has a mass of 100 trillion stars combined.


That's equivalent to roughly 100 billion suns. 


If those figures are too abstract to fully grasp, this GIF might do it for you: 

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