Alternative reality: Alpha Centaurus instead of the Sun and Saturn instead of the moon

Televisionia of Roscosmos tried to imagine how our sky would look if there were other stars instead of the sun, and instead of the moon — planets.

The authors of the colorful video set the closest to us the star system of Alpha Centaurus, which consists of two stars and dwarf proxim Centaurus, in the place of our luminary. The result was three suns.

Another example — The brightest star of the night sky Sirius. It is located at a distance of 8 light years from the Earth, and its luminosity is 22 times higher than the corresponding indicator of the sun.

The orange giant Arctur has a radius that is 25 times superior to the radius of the sun. In the sky, this star would look a huge luminary. Actually, this is how the television studio of Roscosmos represents the alternative sun:

In another video, various planets are presented in the place of the moon. Animators replaced the natural satellite of our planet with Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. This is what came of it:


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