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nugrim07 Jan 2020 11:29 a.m. PST

Gas giant & moons for BFG

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Stryderg07 Jan 2020 12:41 p.m. PST

I love the light/dark sides. Just make sure they are lined up properly when on the table!

Bigby Wolf07 Jan 2020 1:40 p.m. PST

That looks really good!

Covert Walrus07 Jan 2020 4:11 p.m. PST

Really well done! And the moons are a great touch 😀

nugrim07 Jan 2020 4:31 p.m. PST

Thanks all, titania could use some more work tho

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP07 Jan 2020 9:57 p.m. PST

Those look great!

Uranus has a diameter of 51,118km.

Oberon orbits at 584,000 km, and Titania at 436,000 km. So Oberon is about 11.4 diameters of Uranus away from Uranus, and Titania is about 8.5 diameters away.

If the model of Uranus is 6in in diameter, Oberon will be (6 x 11.4)/12 = 5ft 6in away. So you won't need a giant table.

The space ship in the model is really huge, of course, about 1/5 of 51,118 or 10,224 km, vastly longer than even a Star Destroyer from Star Wars!

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP08 Jan 2020 3:09 p.m. PST

Very nice work!

darthfozzywig Supporting Member of TMP09 Jan 2020 4:18 p.m. PST

Great idea.

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