The Sun

Sagan Planet Walk

The Sun

Ithaca, New York 14850, United States

Created By: Downtown Ithaca Alliance

Point of Interest Details

The walk begins here: The Sun Obelisk at Center Ithaca. The Mercury Obelisk can be seen in the background.​

The obelisk for the Sun is located in the center of the Ithaca Commons, a pedestrian shopping area in the heart of downtown Ithaca. The round window representing the size of the sun in at this station is roughly the size of a basketball, and in this obelisk only, contains no glass. All the subsequent obelisks in the solar system model have sun-sized glass windows containing their respective planets for the sake of comparison.

This point of interest is part of the tour: Sagan Planet Walk


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