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Current Planetary Positions

Sun 03° Gemini 16' 43"
Moon 02° Libra 54' 02"
Mercury 18° Taurus 58' 11"
Venus 05° Cancer 54' 58"
Mars 03° Aquarius 02' 05"
Jupiter 16° Scorpio 26' 03" R
Saturn 08° Capricorn 07' 31" R
Uranus 00° Taurus 27' 35"
Neptune 16° Pisces 18' 57"
Pluto 21° Capricorn 02' 56" R
Chiron 01° Aries 41' 08"
TrueNode 08° Leo 19' 35" R

Astronomical

The weight of the sun

 

Imagine all the matter in our system. The Sun, all the planets, the dozens of moons orbiting the planets, the asteroids, comets and all the remaining flotsam. Now imagine you place everything on a giant scale in order to weigh and assess it. Amazingly, you would discover the sun accounts for 99.86% of the total mass!

 

So now try to think of it this way: If the entire solar system is worth $100, the sun would be $99.86. The sun is almost all of it!

 

Of the 14 cents that remain, Jupiter would be 10 cents and Saturn 3 cents. Everything else, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto, Eris, moons, asteroids, comets etc would be the final penny. The earth would be about 3/100 of that penny.

 

I guess this tells us the Sun is pretty big and the earth is really small.

 

And as for all life including me, you, and the rest of us……………