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How Far is Far?
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Average of 238,000 Miles Earth to Moon Distance
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93,000,000 Miles 1 Astronomical Unit (AU) Sun to Earth Distance
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Body AU Mercury .39 Venus .72 Earth 1.0 Mars 1.5 Jupiter 5.2 Saturn 9.5 Uranus 19.2 Neptune 30.1 Pluto 39.5
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Solar System Model Diameter Orbital Radius Model Diameter Scaled Radius Body in Miles in Miles in Inches in Feet Sun 865,000 9 Mercury 3,032 36,000,000 .0314 31 Venus 7,521 67,000,000 .0782 58 Earth 7,926 93,000,000 . 0823 81 Mars 4,228 141,000,000 . 0437 123 Jupiter 88,846 483,000,000 .9021
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Calculating Distance Viewpoint B
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Unformatted text preview: Viewpoint A Viewpoint A Viewpoint B Parallax Parallax Viewpoint B Viewpoint A 186,000 miles/second The Light-Year X 60 minutes/hour X 24 hours/day X 365 days/year X 60 seconds/minute 5,865,696,000,000 miles/year Proxima Centauri Alpha Centauri A & B Our Nearest Neighbors 4.2 Light-Years 5 Light-Years The Solar Neighborhood ~ 40,000 Light-Years Galactic Center 100,000 Light-Years The Size of Galaxies The Galactic Neighborhood 2 Million Light-Years Hubble Deep Field Image...
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This note was uploaded on 02/16/2011 for the course AST 1002 taught by Professor Dr.haywoodsmith,jr during the Spring '07 term at University of Florida.

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