How Far Away is the Moon? (The Scale of the Universe)

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Thu, Jun 23rd, 2011 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

If the Earth were the size of a basketball and the moon a tennis ball, how far apart would they be? Diagrams that are not to scale make us think that they're closer than they really are but the reality, as this video shows, is quite different.

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