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Size of Planets Table

Planet

Diameter

Diameter of Model

Mercury

4,900 km

5 mm

Venus

12,100 km

12 mm

Earth

12,800 km

13 mm

Mars

6,800 km

7 mm

Jupiter

143,000 km

143 mm

Saturn

125,000 km

121 mm

Uranus

51,100 km

51 mm

Neptune

49,500 km

50 mm

Pluto

2,300 km

2 mm


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