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YouTube FanFest with HP in Mumbai: http://www.youtubefanfest.com/india/
Follow Michael Stevens: https://twitter.com/tweetsauce SOURCES BELOW

Guy (editor/production): https://twitter.com/guylar

music from: http://www.youtube.com/JakeChudnow and http://www.audionetwork.com

Celestia 3D space software: http://sourceforge.net/projects/celestia/

Another great visualization of star locations in 3D space: http://moebio.com/exomap/viewsofthesky/2/

minutephysics video about why it's dark at night: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gxJ4M7tyLRE

my video on moving illusions: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iw8idyw_N6Q

rolling shutter effect: http://www.diyphotography.net/everything-you-wanted-to-know-about-rolling-shutter

Rolling shutter media:

guitar strings: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKF6nFzpHBU
http://boingboing.net/2010/08/20/explain-this-photo.html
http://imgur.com/YQrBF
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/15/Rolling_shutter_effect_animation.gif
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rolling_shutter
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fg9Ph53ka2I

Big Dipper 3D: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b9/Astro_4D_uma_rg_anim.gif

Voyager: http://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov/where/

angular diameter of celestial objects:

http://danbliss.blogspot.co.uk/2011/07/deep-space-to-scale.html
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap061228.html
http://mikkolaine.blogspot.co.uk/2014/01/size-of-deep-sky-objects-compared-to.html
http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2014/01/01/moon_and_andromeda_relative_size_in_the_sky.html

rolling shutter effect and galaxies:

http://www.madsci.org/posts/archives/2007-05/1179062966.As.r.html
http://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/45255/how-distorted-does-the-andromeda-galaxy-appear-to-us-due-to-the-speed-of-light

good passage about light-nanoseconds: http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=rKFhqlzjv-IC&pg=PA22&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q&f=false

galactic year: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galactic_year

wiki pages on light dimming causes:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inverse-square_law
http://bit.ly/1g2Suuh
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_shift

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