All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Scale Models of Space’

The Solar System As Infographic (It’s Huge)

How big is our solar system? The short answer is it’s really, really big. The more technical answer is that it’s at least 50,000 Astronomical Units, or 7.4799 × 10^12 kilometers, or not quite a light-year to the Oort cloud on the fringes of the solar system. The more fun answer is our solar system is bigger than five standard …

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