Presque Isle, Maine: Solar System Model: Venus

Scale model of the planet Venus is part of a Solar System model that starts with the Sun at the University of Maine.

Budget Traveler Motor Inn

Address:
US Hwy 1, Presque Isle, ME
Directions:
0.7 miles south of the UMPI campus, on the west side of US Hwy 1, at the south entrance to the Budget Traveler Motor Inn, which is across the highway from Fairmount Cemetery.
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Venus at the motel.

Solar System Model: Venus

The Maine Solar System Model is a scale model (1 mile = 1 A.U., appx. 1:93000000) of the Solar System. Beginning on the University of Maine campus at Presque Isle is the 50-foot diameter Sun.

It's only 7/10ths of a miles away from the Sun, passing Mercury, to reach Venus, which resides next to a local motel.

[Aaron Tomlinson, 07/27/2009]

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