04.07 Dimensions of Our Solar System

Dimensions of Our Solar System
Follow the procedures on the left side of the screen to explore our solar system.
Use the table below to collect your data:
Average Distance
from the Sun (AU)
Approximate Travel
Time (Years)
Diameter (km)
Analysis Questions:
1. How do the distance between the inner planets (between the Sun and the asteroid belt)
compare to those of the outer planets?
2. How many times larger than Earth is the planet Jupiter?
Source: http://www.glencoe.com/sites/common_assets/science/virtual_labs/E28/E28.html