The Size of Planetary Moons Compared to Soaring Heights of New York City Skyscrapers and Beyond

3D animator Alvaro Gracia Montoya of MetaBallStudios (previously) has created an utterly fascinating visual comparison where the moons of planets in the solar system are first juxtaposed against the soaring skyscrapers of New York City, expanding further and further until the comparison is against Earth itself.

From the smallest to the largest compared to New York City and Earth.

Moons Over Manhattan

Moons Over East Coast

Moons Over Atlantic

Moons Over Earth

Lori Dorn
Lori Dorn

Lori is a Laughing Squid Contributing Editor based in New York City who has been writing blog posts for over a decade. She also enjoys making jewelry, playing guitar, taking photos and mixing craft cocktails.