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Seen from 6.1 billion kilometres (3.7 billion miles), Earth appears as a tiny dot (the blueish-white speck approximately halfway down the brown band to the right) within the darkness of deep space ref
The distance to the Pleiades is currently thought to be the higher value of about 135 parsecs (roughly 440 light years) ref
Originally posted by Chadwickus
reply to post by Thurisaz
The Pleiades cluster is visible to the naked eye, from the ground on earth and they are 440 Light years away.
Earth, as seen by Voyager 1 was only 6.1 billions kms away, which is 0.000645 light years away and it is a barely visible dot.
Do you not see a discrepancy there?
Originally posted by Sinter Klaas
Still doubt about being alone in the universe ?
Or if we are capable of identifying a star from something else ?