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Spectacular rendering of the solar system to scale

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I don't know about you, but every time I'm reminded about the huge scale of the universe, I mentally re-evaluate my own life and my relationship with what is around me. This amazing illustration by Roberto Ziche's with the Sun and the planets laying on the floor makes that comparison even more impressive.

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Illustration for article titled Spectacular rendering of the solar system to scale
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The Sun is, obviously, in the background. And in the foreground: Mercury, Venus, Earth and the Moon, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and dwarf planets, Pluto, Haumea, Makemake, and Eris.

Illustration for article titled Spectacular rendering of the solar system to scale

Roberto Ziche is a San Francisco based, project oriented, professional artist with 20+ years of experience with world-leading companies. You can follow his work on his website.


This is part of a series in which we are featuring really cool 2D or 3D illustrations and animations. If you are an illustrator or animator with high quality work, please drop me a line here.

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So we humans are pretty much the amoebas of our Solar System., I've never felt so small.