Relative Scale of the Solar System Planets, in Fruits

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  1. atl says:

    Perhaps this finally answers that timeless question from Buckaroo Banzai, to wit:

    "Why is there a watermelon there?"

    "I'll tell you later."

  2. Church says:

    No banana for scale?

  3. Those bastards! What have they done with Pluto?

  4. This works much better than the earth as a peppercorn. But I don't care about how many earths can fit inside the sun, I want to know how many Jupiters could fit inside the sun! If we scaled it so Jupiter were the peppercorn, then how huge a pumpkin would the sun be?

    (and then if there were some kind of logarithmic scale where all the planets could still fit between the sun and earth, how far would the scale distance be to Alpha Centauri?)

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