Scale Solar System

The problem with representing the scale of the Solar System is getting both a correct proportion of the orbits and a correct proportion of the planet sizes at the same time.

To Scale: The Solar System

– [vimeo.com]

On a dry lakebed in Nevada, a group of friends build the first scale model of the solar system with complete planetary orbits: a true illustration of our place in the universe.

SEE ALSO:
Scale in Space
Explore the Scale of the Universe
Belt Geography

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