1 to 15 million scale model of the solar system to be built

As part of National Science Week, the UK is setting up a scale model of the solar system.
 Media Images 40365000 Gif  40365285 Cheshire Planets3 Map203 The scale of 1 to 15 million reduces the distance between the Earth and the Sun to about 10km (6 miles).

All the models have 1m diameters. "If the sizes were also scaled, the Sun would be almost 100m across with Pluto about the size of a melon," said John Thomson, education consultant to the project.

Link (Thanks, Barney!)