The Solar System to Scale

created by T R Bradshaw on December 26, 2012 11:04 AM

Here's something interesting. To understand the true size and scale of things in space, have a look at this webpage:

It's a single page containing all the planets to scale in their orbits around the sun. It's a lot of scrolling, so if your arms gets tired from moving the mouse or swiping the trackpad, here are the shortcuts:

NOTE: These links may not automatically scroll to the right places on some browsers because they open a new window. If that happens, just select the address in the address bar and hit the return key. That should make it scroll to the right spot.

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