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the whole point of this video is really just to look at what in my mind is one of the coolest pictures ever taken by anything and this was actually taken by the Hubble telescope should I make my pen tool in place and what they did is they pointed the telescope at this area of our night sky and obviously the the Hubble telescope it's out in orbit so it doesn't have to worry about all the interference from our actual atmosphere so it gets a nice good look at things but it's right over here relative to the moon obviously the moon's moving around but on that day it was here relative to the moon and they picked this location they picked this location right over here because there weren't that many nearby stars there so it really allowed the telescope because there were nearby stars that light would have kind of out shown things that are behind it further away maybe perhaps galaxies so just keep in mind everything you're going to see is in this little patch of the night sky and I think the main point for showing the moon here obviously the moon's moving around so I'm not telling you which exact patch of sky this is but to really give you an idea of how small of a patch of sky that really is and but you really could have done this with any patch of sky but in other patches of skies there have been other nearby stars that were block things but the galaxies are there beyond that in the clusters of galaxies and the super clusters of galaxies so with that set out already just remember everything we're talking about in this video is in this little patch of sky right over here and the whole point of this once again like all of these videos is really to kind of just blow your mind so this right here is what the Hubble telescope saw in that patch everything everything that I'm showing you right here I just want to be clear some of these things are nearby stars but most of these things are galaxies that's the galaxy that is a galaxy that is a galaxy that's a galaxy and that's a galaxy the reason I wanted to do this obviously the last video I showed you I showed you our local group I showed you the Virgo supercluster I showed you the kind of clusters of clusters and I even showed you a depiction of the observable universe but what just is amazing about this this is an actual picture this is actually an image of a galaxy hey there's another galaxy oh look there's another galaxy up here so you can keep doing that forever and this is in that little patch of sky and this is obviously not all of the galaxies in the universe these are just the ones that we could see there are ones that might be even further or there definitely are ones that are further back and their light is just even more we could probably even focus even on a patch of sky like that and see that many galaxies again so you could kind of keep keep zooming in but I just this this thing and I encourage you I mean there's so many unbelievable images you could look up they're all in the NASA website a lot of these are in Wikipedia but these images are just I mean unbelievable I mean you see a galaxy another galaxy another galaxy another galaxy I suspect some of this stuff might actually be clusters of galaxies a galaxy another galaxy and remember you know well I'm just circling these galaxies just left and right you kind of lose sight of what each galaxy actually is these galaxies have hundreds of billions of stars that even even from you know one pixel on these galaxies is an unimaginable distance something that we could never based with current technology or even current science we could ever hope to traverse in the lifetime of humanity not not much much less the lifetime of one individual so I mean these are just enormous things and they're just an infinite number of them so I just wanted to highlight this with you and and really just I mean you know just look at it I mean it's it's it's kind of it's it's it's it's kind of breathtaking there's a galaxy right over there another galaxy I mean I can keep doing it all day but it's it's really and I feel bad about drawing on it it kind of ruins the picture but look at that oh that's a nice that's a nice looking galaxy right there you got a bunch right over here so I mean it's really it really is just you know that this this this video it's it's it's it's probably the least dense with actual instruction but hopefully it's one of the most dense with with inspiration anyway hopefully enjoyed that I mean let me just finish looking at the entire picture I mean it just keeps going and going and going we could keep looking at it