Sunsets from around the galaxy. Picture taken from Planetary habitability Laboratory from University Of Puerto Rico at Arecibo's homepage: "This figure sho sunset science physics Astronomy
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Sunsets from around the galaxy

 
Sunsets from around the galaxy. Picture taken from Planetary habitability Laboratory from University Of Puerto Rico at Arecibo's homepage: "This figure sho

Picture taken from Planetary habitability Laboratory from University Of Puerto Rico at Arecibo's homepage:
"This figure shows an actual image of a sunset on Earth compared to artistic representations for the best candidates of potential habitable worlds so far. The image corrects for the size, colors, and brightness of the star and sky as seen from an Earth-like world located in the orbits of these worlds. The size of and colors of the star of Kepler-22 b look similar to Earth because it orbits a Sun-like star."
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Sunset of the Habitable Worlds
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Views: 8103 Submitted: 12/25/2012
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#3 - armand
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(12/25/2012) [-]
Why is the cloud cover on all of them close if not exactly the same?
#10 to #3 - Maroon
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(12/26/2012) [-]
Those are all the same picture. The only thing they changed is the sun and type of light
#4 to #3 - blaxfire
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(12/25/2012) [-]
Because its a representation of what the sunset would look like if earth was near those stars rather then our own, and its the same picture because they are comparing the sunsets and when you are comparing things you want them to be as similar as possible.

TL:DR artists are lazy *****
#6 to #4 - armand
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(12/26/2012) [-]
You know that actually makes sense, thanks mate=D
#2 - ninjalazor **User deleted account**
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#13 - Keleth
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(12/26/2012) [-]
maybe we should stop calling our Star the Sun. too many idiots think stars are not suns. some idiot tried to tell me that stars are exploded planets. wut?
#5 - Sunset
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#9 - ariplayer
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(12/26/2012) [-]
gliese 581-d here i come
#16 - mcmanybucks
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(12/26/2012) [-]
Gliese is beautiful..
#7 - thisisspartah
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(12/26/2012) [-]
earth and kepler- 22b are exactly the same
#8 to #7 - lockstin
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(12/26/2012) [-]
You might be slightly colorblind.
#11 to #7 - enkmaster
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(12/26/2012) [-]
Read Desc. Tells you why.
#12 - swiekim ONLINE
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(12/26/2012) [-]
gliese doesnt look to habitable what with the haze of red fog... ****** most likely toxic
#17 to #12 - PuMan
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(12/26/2012) [-]
The particular color of the atmosphere has little to do with its content, but rather the way light refracts through and is absorbed by it. Sunsets look red because there is more atmosphere for light to go through and the shorter wavelengths (green, blue, violet) are absorbed, where as longer wavelengths (red, orange, yellow) are able to penetrate further.
#1 - bebonkers
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(12/25/2012) [-]
Why is the sun so small on the earth picture?