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Solar System Model at American Museum of Natural History - Manhattan, New York
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers
N 40° 46.899 W 073° 58.392
18T E 586640 N 4515025
Quick Description: You don't have to pay admission to enjoy this great solar system model. It is visible through the museum's north facing windows.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 10/27/2018 8:05:29 AM
Waymark Code: WMZE01
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Mark1962
Views: 1

Long Description:
Part of the museum's Hayden Planetarium exhibits, the model does represent the sizes of the planets, but not the relative distances between the Sun and the planets. If that was the case, and the planetarium was the sun, then Earth would have to be placed two miles away in Times Square.
Address:
West 81st Street and Central Park West
New York, NY USA


To-Scale by distance: no

To-Scale by Size: yes

Is the model an Orrery?: no

Web Page: [Web Link]

Hours: Not listed

Admission Fee: Not Listed

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