Astronomy,  Space Exploration

The Solar System To Scale [Infographic]

The following is a huge infographic showing the true scale of the solar system with all its planets, minor bodies and the most famous probes we have sent out into deep space.

Scientists measure distances in our solar system in astronomical units (AU). One AU is slightly less than the average distance from the Earth to the sun, or nearly 150 million kilometers.
Our solar system to scale from the sun to the most recently discovered dwarf planet Eris in astronomical units.

Paul Tomaszewski is the founder of CosmoBC. He enjoys programming and writing on topics such as technology, business, astronomy, and many more. You can follow him on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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