If all of our planets were as far away as the moon, how large would they appear in the sky? Brad Goodspeed created this video in After Effects, making all the planets in scale with one another. "Here's an animation I did to make you feel small, and also convey the deep awe I feel at the feet of the Universe," he says.

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Comment by Jassy Onyae on March 4, 2011 at 9:51pm
this fits perfect with my astronomy class im taking
i love this video one of my faves
Comment by Alyssa Anda on February 1, 2011 at 2:51pm
Being in astronomy last quarter I saw a diagram drawn to scale of Earth compared to Jupiter. I thought that made us look small, but this visual he provided did a far better job!
Comment by sAm on February 1, 2011 at 11:31am
Woah, Jupiter is one big planet!

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