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The FUTURE of Earth #shorts

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1,000 years from now, the length of a solar day on Earth will increase by 1/30 of a second. Leap seconds will have to be added multiple times during the month.

30,000 years from now, Niagara Falls will have eroded the remaining 32 km to Lake Erie and will cease to exist.

100,000 years from now, the proper motion of stars across the celestial sphere, which results from their movement through the Milky Way, renders many of the constellations unrecognizable.

500,000 years from now, Earth will likely have been hit by an asteroid of roughly 1 km in diameter, assuming that it cannot be averted.

1 million years from now, Betelgeuse will have exploded in a supernova, making it visible on Earth in daylight.

50 million years from now is the earliest estimated time for Earth to naturally replenish its fossil fuel reserves.

180 million from now, due to the gradual slowing down of Earth's rotation, a day on Earth will be one hour longer than it is today.

250 million years from now, the west coast of North America, the coast of California will collide with Alaska.

1.2 billion years from now is the high estimate until all plant life dies out.

2 billion years from now is the first close passage of the Andromeda Galaxy and our Milky Way galaxy.

5.4 billion years from now, the sun begins to evolve into a red giant, engulfing the Earth and moon.

150 billion years from now, the Universe's expansion causes all galaxies beyond the former Milky Way's Local Group to disappear beyond the cosmic light horizon, removing them from the observable universe.

1 trillion years from now, star formation ends in galaxies as galaxies are depleted of the gas clouds they need to form stars.

120 trillion years from now, stars in the universe will have exhausted their fuel.

In One gazillion, quadrillion, trillion, billion, million, thousand years from now - we start all over again.

#astronomy​​​ #astrophotography​​​

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