The Solar System to Scale

View the solar system to scale


This website aims to put our solar system in to perspective. Everything on this site is to scale, including the planet sizes and distances between them. All sizes are calculated based on the Sun having a 650 pixel diameter. Try scrolling down to find a planet in the vastness of space within our solar system. Or, to discover the planets more easily, use the navigation bar on the left to jump to a planet of your choice.


For comparison, Click Here to see the planets lined up close together.

The Sun


1,392,000km in diameter


Almost 333,000 times the mass of Earth


Made up of mainly Hydrogen and Helium

Mercury


57,950,000km from the Sun


Diameter of just over 4,800km


Average orbital speed of 107,082mph

Venus


108,110,000km from the Sun


Diameter of just over 12,100km


Average orbital speed of 78,337mph

Earth


149,570,000km from the Sun


Diameter of just over 12,700km


Average orbital speed of 66,616mph

Mars


227,840,000km from the Sun


Diameter of just over 6,700km


Average orbital speed of 53,859mph

Jupiter


778,140,000km from the Sun


Diameter of just over 142,900km


Average orbital speed of 29,236mph

Saturn


1,427,000,000km from the Sun


Diameter of just over 116,438km


Average orbital speed of 21,676mph

Uranus


2,870,300,000km from the Sun


Diameter of just over 46,940km


Average orbital speed of 15,234mph

Neptune


4,499,900,000km from the Sun


Diameter of just over 45,400km


Average orbital speed of 12,147mph

Pluto


5,913,000,000km from the Sun


Diameter of just over 2,200km


Average orbital speed of 10,438mph


Classed as a Dwarf Planet in the Kuiper Belt


Other Kuiper Belt Objects include; Eris, Haumea and Makemake