Tour the Solar System AT THE SPEED OF LIGHT

An eye-opening new video really puts the sheer size of the solar system in perspective. It shows that even if you travel at the speed of light (186,000 miles per second), the trek from the sun to the Earth and other planets takes a really long time.

The 45-minute-long video, created by Los Angeles-based artist Alphonse Swinehart and posted on Vimeo Jan. 26, starts at the sun and zooms out into the solar system. You reach the Earth and our moon at around 8:20, and the journey ends after reaching Jupiter and its moons at around 43:20.

Watch and feel insignificant: