The Planets Align - ScaleUpdated 2 months ago
While the angle of each of the planetary bodies relative to the sun is exact, the distances from the sun to the individual bodies has been scaled down to for the sake of the print. Also, the individual planet sizes have also been reduced. It would be impossible to render a star map otherwise and our scaled model still provides an accurate and unique position of that object on your chosen date.
It is difficult to comprehend, let alone describe, the vastness of our solar system but to better understand the miles of wall that might be needed to present a model without compressing these distances, you may watch this informative video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kj4524AAZdE