NASA Photographer Depicts The Planets As If They Were Closer To Earth [Pics]

NASA Photographer Depicts The Planets As If They Were Closer To Earth [Pics]
technology

Pictures give new perspective on the size of other galaxies.

Lara Piras
  • 28 june 2013

Ron Miller, a former art director at NASA has photoshopped to scale drawings of Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune over the same landscape, placing them at the same distance as the moon. The digital trickery envisions each planet to be 233,812 miles from Earth, which is the same distance at which the moon orbits. For example, Jupiter would be overbearingly visible and Mars would be twice the size of the moon as we see it normally.

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