As Comet ISON makes its way around the sun, take today to be Thankful for the universe, and the astronomical odds that you would be alive at this very moment, reading this very thing.  Pretty crazy huh?

If that doesn’t make you feel small, take alook at this interactive star map:



Drag it around, zoom in and out, make the stars brighter and dimmer, be amazed that you can see stars from 200 light years away, and how bright they are, which means they must be gigantic.

Happy Thanksgiving y’all.

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