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Planet and star size comparisons from smaller to larger

See the planets in order of size, from small to larger, and then get familiar with some of the largest-known stars — larger than our own sun. This 2009 video from YouTuber morn1415, with intense end titles music from the movie Blade Runner, helps visualize the scale of these incredible objects in space.

neptune in context
earth vs star
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