Sizes – 23rd November 2000

Greg Smye-Rumsby gave an entertaining talk entitled What size is that? in which he described the effects of scale, and illustrated the comparative sizes of objects of astronomical interest, often relating them to terrestrial equivalents. Two notable examples were of a satellite image of London overlaid on the Lunar crater Copernicus, and of a map of the Isle of Wight on the asteroid Eros.

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