Cycle the Solar System - York’s solar system model

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    The scale model of the Solar System is spread out along 6.4 miles, a little over 10 km, of the old East Coast main-line railway.
    The scale of the model is 575,872,239 to 1. So every 100 metres along the track corresponds to more than 57 million kilometres in space.

    The construction of this track in 1985-1987 was the first venture for Sustrans, who have gone on to create the National Cycle Network with the help of a £43.5 million grant from the Millennium Commission.

    www.solar.york.ac.uk/index.html

    1. zxbill55 23 months ago | reply

      Help I'm Lost
      Maybe They Will Vist Queens Gardens In Hull

    2. shaggy359 23 months ago | reply

      Better nip to the loo before setting off then. Good shot

    3. Michel Couprie 23 months ago | reply

      Ha ha! Funny one :D

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