Visual Aid to Psalm 8

03 April 2010
A few years ago someone put together an excellent set of visuals to aid in wrapping our finite minds around the vastness of G-d's creation. I came across these the other day and wanted to share. I don't know who to attribute these to but will acknowledge they aren't mine. Thank you, Lord, for whoever you led to create them.
When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, The moon and the stars, which You have ordained; What is man that You take thought of him, And the son of man that You care for him? Yet You have made him a little lower than God, And You crown him with glory and majesty! You make him to rule over the works of Your hands; You have put all things under his feet, All sheep and oxen, And also the beasts of the field, The birds of the heavens and the fish of the sea, Whatever passes through the paths of the seas. O LORD, our Lord, How majestic is Your name in all the earth! (Psalm 8:3-9)
 
When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, The moon and the stars, which You have ordained;
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Smaller Solar Planets
 
 
What is man that You take thought of him,
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Larger Solar Planets
 
And the son of man that You care for him?
 
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The Solar System
 
 
Yet You have made him a little lower than God,
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Star comparison
 
And You crown him with glory and majesty!
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Large star comparison
 
You make him to rule over the works of Your hands; You have put all things under his feet.
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Hubble Deep Field view
This close-up of the image above shows that the dots that look like stars are actually entire galaxies!
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Hubble Deep Field view- closeup
 
O YHVH, our Lord, How majestic is Your name in all the earth!
 
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