What our solar system would look like to alien astronomers

NASA picturing what we look like from another solar system

We know what WE see when we’re scanning deep space for signs of planets capable of supporting intelligent life—but what would that intelligent life see when it looks BACK? NASA scientists have used a supercomputer to create a simulation of how our solar system might appear to any alien astronomers who might happen to be looking our way.

Read the story and see the video here

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2 thoughts on “What our solar system would look like to alien astronomers

    • The interesting thing about this, is depending on how far away from us “they” are, they might be viewing our solar system before humans had evolved out of caves or earlier. We are technically a young race and new on the cosmic scale of things, and they might just pass us by since they can’t see us “yet”.

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