Take a Walk to the Stars

Imagine shrinking the Universe until it's a short walk to the nearest stars. Then consider...

See a handout or pick up the whole shebang, including interactive data for partiview.

Start with: partiview starwalk.cf

Thanks to Guy Ottewell's wonderful book, "The Astronomical Companion", for his diagrams and way of looking at the distances to the stars, for inspiration.

-- Stuart Levy