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JohnW



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(Permalink) Posted: Aug. 13 2008,15:35   

Quote (Venus Mousetrap @ Aug. 13 2008,13:15)
* Stargate Atlantis shows us what this might be like. Sorry, I just watched the episode with the midway station between the Milky Way and the Pegasus galaxy and it's jawdroppingly pretty.

Off topic I know, but I'd disagree with "jawdroppingly pretty".  Half-way to M31, it would be four times the apparent size and have four times the brightness it has from Earth - not big or bright enough to see much spiral structure with the naked eye.  The Milky Way would look more or less the same in the opposite direction, and I haven't checked the numbers but the Triangulum spiral would probably be naked-eye as well.  And that would be it.  Nothing else to see without a telescope.

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