Planet Information Sheet
Planets Distance from the Sun
(miles)
Scale Model Distance 
(inches)
Diameter at Equator (km) Scale Model Suggested Size
(cm)
Mercury 36,000,000 3.5 4,878 .5
Venus 67,230,000 6.5 12,102 1.2
Earth 92,960,000 9.5 12,756 1.3
Mars 141,700,000 14.0 6,786 .7
Jupiter 483,700,000 48.0 142,984 14.6
Saturn 885,200,000 88.0 120,536 12.2
Uranus 1,781,000,000 178.0 51,116 5.2
Neptune 2,788,000,000 279.0 49,528 5.0
Pluto 3,660,000,000 366.0 2,300 .3

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