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Photographer: Volker Schmidt
Taken: May 1, 2009
Caption: Our solar system at Griffith Observatory
Additional Description: A scale model of our solar system crosses the observatory’s sidewalks.
The real solar system is 110 billion times larger.
In this model, one foot equals roughly 20 million miles.
Submitted: May 7, 2011, by Volker Schmidt of Albstadt, Germany.
Database Locator Identification Number: p152380
File Size: 0.601 Megabytes
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