If you've ever gotten caught up in everyday life (and honestly, who hasn't?), you or someone else has probably told you to "think about the big picture." But what happens when the world around you isn't any less overwhelming? Right now, things like protests, politics, and a pandemic deserve your attention, but you still need to find ways to slow down and breathe. And sometimes, zooming out as far as you can and looking at the biggest possible picture can help.
These 21 photos of space and our solar system are not only meditative, calming, and a great reminder of how tiny and precious our world is, but they're also so stunning that you'll have a hard time believing they're real. Keep reading to see them all.