Skylight: How TRAPPIST-1’s Earth’s-sized Planets Compare to our Solar System

by Irene Pease on

Hayden Planetarium Blog

TRAPPIST-1’s planets are much closer together than the planets of our solar system.  See how the scale of this recently discovered system of seven planets, located about 40 light-years from Earth, compares to our own, and to Jupiter’s system of moons.