Fun with planets!

I got a heads up from Chris Jones from about this image he’d made of the 8 major planets in our solar system.

All the planets to scale. Isn’t that a brilliant graphic? It really gives you a good sense of how large they are compared to each other.

And actually, if you like that, you should really have a glance over the rest of too. It’s full of lovely stuff!

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Molecular astrophysicist, usually found writing frenziedly, staring at the sky, or drinking mojitos.
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9 Responses to Fun with planets!

  1. artquench says:

    Great graphics. Thanks for sharing.

  2. I read somewhere–I believe it was in Bill Bryson’s A Short History Of Nearly Everything–that making a truly scale model of the solar system is impossible.

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