Is anyone selling scale model moons? Ie. Io, Iapetus etc?
March 3, 2013 2:06 AM   Subscribe

The moons in our solar system are remarkably diverse and interesting. My google-fu is failing me, but I was hoping to get a set of models of moons to admire. Anyone making these?
posted by panaceanot to Shopping (3 answers total) 6 users marked this as a favorite
The only one I've seen was a standard (Earth's) moon globe.

There are some glue-it-yourself paper models of the planets (text is German). I'd imagine that it wouldn't be too hard to adapt their design to use other 3D models.
posted by pipeski at 2:26 AM on March 3, 2013 [1 favorite]

This site has Jupiter's moons listed as "coming soon."

"Planetary globes" seems to be a useful search term.
posted by painquale at 2:46 AM on March 3, 2013 [1 favorite]

Solar system planets and moons - they're small models, and are to a logarithmic scale, but there are a good nine moons there (plus planets), including Io, Iapetus, etc.
posted by anonymisc at 3:44 AM on March 3, 2013 [2 favorites]

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