In six minutes, see 13.7 billion light years of universe

If you've ever tried to wrap your head around the expanse that is the 13.7 billion light years of the universe, a new video can help.

If you've ever tried to wrap your head around the expanse that is the 13.7 billion light years of the universe, a new video can help.

Created by the American Museum of Natural History for the new Rubin Art Museum exhibit Visions of the Cosmos: From the Milky Ocean to an Evolving Universe, the digital simulation uses a decade's worth of data collected by researchers at the planetarium to give you a sense of just how big the universe really is.

And it's big.

The data is a part of the Digital Universe Atlas, a three-dimensional representation that notes the exact location of every object ever observed in the sky, from black holes to nebulae and every star and planet in between.

An adventure to the edge of the universe and back? I never thought you would ask.

Here's a look:

This post was originally published on Smartplanet.com

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