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The moon in a night sky.<br />
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An astronomical artist has created eye-opening illustrations imagining what the night sky would look like if the moon was replaced by the other planets in the solar system.<br />
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Space expert Ron Miller dedicated hours to painstakingly recreating seven out-of-this-world scenes highlighting the sheer size of the planets.<br />
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Ron, a former art director for NASA, used digital trickery to superimpose scale drawings of Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune over the same landscape.<br />
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The incredible drawings imagine each planet to be 233,812 miles from Earth - the same distance at which the moon orbits.<br />
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Enormous planet Jupiter, around 11 times the size of Earth, would dominate the skies while Mars would appear to be around twice the size of the moon.<br />
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Venus, the smallest of the planets, is still 3.5 times bigger than the moon while Saturn would be so huge its iconic rings would stretch from horizon to horizon.