Size matters ...

How big is 2.8 billion km ?

  • Equivalent to 2.8 trillion meter
  • More or less ...

  • Smaller than: Distance from the Sun to Neptune (4.5 billion km) ...
  • Bigger than: Diameter of the star UY Scuti, largest known star (2.377 billion km) ...
  • And equivalent to ...

  • 0.62 times the distance from the Sun to Neptune (4.5 billion km) ...
  • 19 times the distance from the Earth to the Sun (149.6 million km) ...
  • 7,280 times the distance from the Earth to the Moon (384,000 km) ...
  • 69,900 times the distance around the equator (40,100 km) ...
  • 502,000 times the distance from London to New York (5,580 km) ...
  • And, neatly, although approximately ...

  • is 2/5 of Distance to Makemake (dwarf planet) (6.87 billion km)...
  • is 10000 x Diameter of Saturn's rings (282,000 km)...
  • is 20000 x Diameter of Jupiter (139,800 km)...
  • is 250000 x Length of the Trans-Siberian Highway from St Petersburg to Vladivostok (11,000 km)...
  • is 400000 x Length of the Amazon River (6,990 km)...
  • is 500000 x Distance from London to New York (5,580 km)...
  • is 500000 x Length of the Siberian Yenisei River (5,540 km)...
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