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Solar System To Scale

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As Douglas Adams wrote, ‘Space is big. Really big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it’s a long way down the road to the chemist, but that’s just peanuts to space.’
This video demonstrates that truth, as a scale model of the solar system is created on a Nevada lakebed.
The sun and planets are sized relative to orbiting distances.
The effect is compelling.

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