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AN ATTEMPT AT PUTTING SOME ASTRONOMICAL
DISTANCES  INTO PERSPECTIVE

With the diameter of Earth reduced to 1mm


Diameter of Sun:
Diameter of Earth: 
Distance Sun/Earth:
Distance Moon/Earth: 
Distance Sun/Mercury:
Distance Sun/Venus: 
Distance Sun/Mars:
Distance Sun/Jupiter: 
c. 11 cm
c. 1 mm 
c. 12 m
c. 3 cm 
c. 4.5 m
c. 8.5 m 
c. 18 m
c. 60 m 
  Distance Sun/Saturn:
Distance Sun/Uranus: 
Distance Sun/Neptune:
Distance Sun/Pluto: 
Diameter of solar system: 
Distance to nearest star: 
Diameter of Milky Way:
c. 110 m
c. 220 m 
c. 350 m
c. 468 m 
c. 936 m
c. 3,000 km 
c. 73,000,000 km

With the diameter of Earth reduced to 15 cm (Scan globe)

Diameter of Sun: 
Diameter of Earth:
Distanc Moon/Earth:
Distance Sun/Earth:
Distance Sun/Mercury:
Distance Sun/Venus:
Distance Sun/Mars:
Distance Sun/Jupiter: 
c. 16 m
c. 15 cm 
c. 4.5 m
c. 1.8 km
c. 675 m 
c. 1.3 km
c. 2.7 km 
c.  9 km 
Distance Sun/Saturn:
Distance Sun/Uranus: 
Distance Sun/Neptune:
Distance Sun/Pluto: 
Diameter of solar system: 
Distance to nearest star: 
Diameter of Milky Way:
c.16.5 km
c. 33 km 
c. 52.5 km
c. 70 km 
c. 140 km
c. 468,000 km 
c. 11,000,000,000 km
Diameter of Earth-Moon system: c.   9 m (fitting easily within! the sun)

 
I know that I shall never be able to really comprehend it, but trying to never fails to 
fill me with a sense of wonder and amazement