It can be difficult to imagine the scale of planets and moons, because (1) they’re really big and (2) they’re far away. From where we are, the stars look pretty small, but in reality, they shiny objects might be several times larger than our own planet. In this straightforward interactive, Brian Lukis shows how planet and moon sizes compare. Simply select between the apparent view and the absolute to see how perspective seemingly changes size.
Planet and moon resizer
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Fatal Traffic, When and Where
These are the traffic crashes that resulted in deaths in 2015, categorized by month, time of day, and factors involved.
Jobs Charted by State and Salary
Jobs and pay can vary a lot depending on where you live, based on 2013 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Here’s an interactive to look.
Divorce Rates for Different Groups
We know when people usually get married. We know who never marries. Finally, it’s time to look at the other side: divorce and remarriage.