The Observable Universe Squeezed Into One Image

Pablo Carlos Budassi, an enterprising artist, created this dazzling logarithmic visualization of the observable universe. It is based on logarithmic maps of the universe made by Princeton University researchers, as well as images produced by NASA (click to enlarge).


  1. Why is the Milky Way Galaxy away from our planetary system? And is our sun really the center of the known universe? Wasn’t that conceit disproved by Galileo?

    • Given that Earth is the point of observation and that we can “see” roughly just as much in any given direction, I would have been a little puzzled if our solar sistem was not smack in the center of the known Universe.


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