Dear Jossies:

For those you are attending the Presque Isle meeting this summer and are approaching Presque Isle from the south on Route 1, I thought this might interest you.

Northern Maine's Aroostook County hosts a 40-mile-long scale model of the Solar System.   The Sun is located at the Northern Maine Museum of Science in Folsom Hall on the campus of the University of Maine at Presque Isle; Pluto can be seen at the Houlton Information Center, just north of the Interstate 95 interchange.  The remaining eight planets -- Mercury through Neptune -- are visible at their scale locations along Route 1. 

For more info visit the Solar System webpage at the Northern Maine Museum of Science --

Be sure to keep your eye on the road as you search for these planets.  It will make these 40 miles fly by!

Barbara Grunden