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Solar System Scale Model Calculator

Solar System Model Inputs

Calculate the scaled planet diameters and planet-sun distances for a solar system model.
Enter scale or diameter or distance, select to show table and/or map below, select options, then press Calculate.
Examples: Set Scale 1 : 100000000  OR  Sun Diameter = 10 cm  OR  Neptune Distance from Sun = 1000 ft.
Model scale: 1 :
OR =
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Solar System Model Table

Rings Moons Stars & Galaxies
US units (mi/ft/in) Min & Max distances Astronomical Units Light travel times
Model scale:  undefined
REAL DISTANCES PLANETS MODEL DISTANCES
Diameter Orbit Radius   Diameter Orbit Radius
average average   average average
km km   cm m
1,392,000   Sun 0  
4,879 57,910,000 Mercury 0 0
12,100 108,200,000 Venus 0 0
12,740 149,600,000 Earth 0 0
6,779 227,900,000 Mars 0 0
950.0 413,800,000 Ceres - Asteroid Belt 0 0
139,800 778,600,000 Jupiter 0 0
116,500 1,433,000,000 Saturn 0 0
50,720 2,877,000,000 Uranus 0 0
49,250 4,503,000,000 Neptune 0 0
2,372 5,874,000,000 Pluto - Kuiper Belt 0 0
Orbits of objects beyond Neptune are highly eccentric ellipses, not circles.

Solar System Model Map

Latitude, longitude:
Example: 47.622493,-122.352017
You may right-click on map to change latitude & longitude.
Model scale:  undefined
Sun
Mercury
Venus
Earth
Mars
Ceres - Asteroid Belt
Jupiter
Saturn
Uranus
Neptune
Pluto - Kuiper Belt
Orbits of objects beyond Neptune are highly eccentric ellipses, not circles.
View map in separate window.
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