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Making the Solar System to Scale

Every once in a while, someone puts the awe back into awesome. Witness this short film from Wylie Overstreet and Alex Gorosh documenting their construction of the first physical scale model of our solar system across seven miles of the Black Rock desert in Nevada.

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  1. Judd Hyland says:

    There’s a permanent “to scale” solar system installation in St.Kilda (Melbourne, Australia) along the beach walking track. It’s been there for several years now.

    Here are some photos:

    https://www.google.com.au/search?q=st+kilda+solar+system+model&espv=2&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ved=0CCkQsARqFQoTCMf59puog8gCFQqglAod8ZcFuw&biw=1920&bih=1055

    So this video can’t really claim to be the “first” scale model.

    It is still pretty cool though.