3 mm sun size of a small plum mercury venus earth

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Unformatted text preview: we reduce all bodies in the solar system so that the Earth has diameter 0.3 mm. Sun: ~ size of a small plum. Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars: ~ size of a grain of salt. Jupiter: ~ size of an apple seed. Saturn: ~ slightly smaller than Jupiter’s “apple seed”. Uranus, Neptune: ~ Larger salt grains. Mercury Venus Plut o Earth (Distances and 0mes reproduced to scale) Earth’s revolu0on Earth’s rota0on The Jovian Planets Much larger in mass and size than terrestrial planets Much lower average density All have rings (not only Saturn!) Terrestrial Planets Inside the Terrestrial Planets Venus, Earth and Mars...
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  • Fall '12
  • ChristopherLepre
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