The Planet Earth
Photo by Michael York

  • Diameter: 5.5 inches (14 cm)
  • Location: Percy's Auto Sales (1.0 mile or 1.6 km from Sun)
  • Construction: Styrofoam ball with fiberglass cover
  • Constructed by: Caribou Tech Center (Caribou High School)
  • Painted by: Jeanie McGowan, Curator of Collections at the Northern Maine Museum of Science and student at the University of Maine at Presque Isle
  • Posts constructed by: Northern Maine Technical College, Sonny Michaud and students
  • Base constructed by David Tardie and his students, Loring Job Corps, Cement Mason Program
  • Moon: (diameter 1.5 inch or 3.8 cm, 16 feet or 4.9 m from Earth axis)