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1    Insert your numbers in the 3 yellow boxes or cells.

2    Calculations of Planet Sizes For a Given Size of Earth
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4 Diameter of Earth in INCHES:             1                                                 Diameter of Earth in MILLIMETERS:            25
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8              Diameter of Planets & Sun                                                                   Diameter of Planets & Sun
9                                 In Inches                                                                                    In Millimeters
10                          Sun       109.00                                                                               Sun           2725
11                      Mercury         0.38                                                                           Mercury             10
12                        Venus         0.95                                                                             Venus             24
13                         Earth        1.00                                                                              Earth            25
14                         Mars         0.53                                                                              Mars             13
15                       Jupiter       11.21                                                                            Jupiter           280
16                       Saturn         9.45                                                                            Saturn            236
17                       Uranus         4.00                                                                            Uranus            100
18                      Neptune         3.88                                                                           Neptune             97
19                         Pluto        0.18                                                                              Pluto             5
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21                Earth's Moon          0.27                                                                      Earth's Moon          6.81
22    Diameter of Moon's Orbit         60.30                                                           Diameter of Moon's Orbit      1507.50
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26   Calculations of Planet Sizes & Distances for a Given System Radius* (in feet)
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28 Radius of Solar System:              2000 in feet
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30              Diameter of Planets & Sun                                        Distances of Planets from Sun
31                                      Feet         Inches    Millimeters                            Feet
32                          Sun       0.4700           5.640        143.26               Sun            0.0
33                      Mercury       0.0017           0.020          0.51           Mercury           19.6
34                       Venus        0.0041           0.049          1.25             Venus           36.6
35                        Earth       0.0043           0.052          1.32              Earth          50.6
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36                      Mars         0.0023            0.028          0.70                                 Mars            77.0
37                    Jupiter        0.0484            0.580         14.74                               Jupiter          263.2
38                    Saturn         0.0408            0.489         12.42                               Saturn           482.6
39                    Uranus         0.0173            0.207          5.27                               Uranus           971.0
40                   Neptune         0.0168            0.201          5.11                              Neptune         1,520.0
41                      Pluto        0.0008            0.009          0.24                                 Pluto        2,000.0
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43              Earth's Moon         0.0012            0.014          0.36
44   Diameter of Moon's Orbit           0.26           3.126         79.40
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49           Distance to closest star, Proxima Centauri:       13,716,000 feet
50                                                               or
51                                                                  2,598 miles
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54            NOTES
55           1. *Radius would be the "length" of the Solar System from the Sun to Pluto.
56           2. Many teachers like to make a model of the Solar System and are limited by the size of their classroom or a hallway in the school.
57           You can use the above tables to help you determine the spacing of the Sun and Planets for any length you want to make the Solar System.
58           However, I recommend making the Sun and Planets proportionally bigger (using the top tables) so that they can be easily seen.

				
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