Distance Planets From Sun Walkthrough. Web the distance of each planet from the sun, using mercury as 1, can thus be represented as an accumulation of these relationships. On the string of yarn, mark a point 10 cm from the label—the distance from earth to the sun in your model.
An alternate representation of the same number. Web the planets in order from the sun are mercury, venus, earth, mars, jupiter, saturn, uranus, neptune and finally the dwarf planet pluto. Web 10 rows the distance between the earth and the sun defines the astronomical unit, which is by convention 150 million km (93.2 million miles).