Sweden's Solar System Model

The largest scale model of the solar system sits in Stockholm, Sweden. The sun is represented by the largest spherical building on Earth, the Globe in Stockholm, and the pieces representing the other planets all sit aligned north of the sun within the Stockholm area.

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. The moon is 385,000 km away from the Earth. 00:24

  2. If the sun were the size of a grapefruit, Jupiter would only have a diameter of about one centimeter. 03:30

  3. Voyager, which was launched in 1977, is the farthest manmade thing from Earth. 06:27

Written By
Curiosity Staff
July 22, 2015