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SCALING THE MODEL
There are two elements to
think about when it comes
to creating a proper scale
model of the Solar System.
One is the size of the planets themselves
relative to the size of the Sun.
The other is the distance that each planet is
from the Sun.
Once we've worked these out we can apply the same principles to
determine the speed of light, or how far away the nearest star
is from the Earth or even what distance a light year is.
All planetary data are sourced from NASA publications.
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