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Old 03-21-2013, 06:22 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by pdurrant View Post
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I've made a picture to help you, showing Andromeda and the moon, from 25x the width of the moon down to 1/5 the width of the moon. (You can imaging a tiny oval and a point size object, I'm sure!)

The answer is behind the spoiler. No peeking until you've voted in the poll!
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... which is the correct answer if, and only if, you are standing on the Earth or are in near-Earth orbit. From other vantage points, the relative sizes are quite different.
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