My Scale of the Solar System project

Here is a map I created of our Solar System.

I placed my map in New York! The Statue of Liberty being the sun and the Empire State Building as the Earth. The way I placed the planets is, I used astronomical units (AU) and my scale (the distance from the sun to earth). The distance from the sun to earth was 8330m. So to find where Mercury should be placed I multiplied 8330 by 0.387 (Mercury’s distance from the sun in AU’s). I did the same with Venus to Neptune and the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.

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