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  • What are the characteristics of a basketball court?

  • 1 Answer. A basketball court has symmetry; one half of the court is a mirror image of the other. The entire court is 94 feet by 50 feet. Indoor basketball courts are almost made of hardwood. Outdoor courts are mostly commonly composed of asphalt.

  • What is the actual size of a basketball?

  • Their website lists their official size balls as 29.5 circumference (749.3 mm). The circumference of Earth is about 40,075 km. So this horizon of the basketball is equivalent to the amount of curvature you would see while looking at 147 km (91 miles) worth of Earth’s horizon.

  • Is there a tiny creature on the surface of the basketball?

  • 鈥淟ooking at my photos, it鈥檚 easy to imagine being an incredibly small creature living on the surface of the basketball,鈥?Jeff told Bored Panda. 鈥淔rom the perspective of that tiny creature, the 鈥榟orizon鈥?of the basketball would always look 鈥榝lat.鈥欌€?In the photos, Jeff used a macro lens to get an ultra-close-up view of the basketball.

  • What is the size of the Earth’s basketball?

  • The cropped image of the basketball’s horizon is probably about 2.75 mm wide. The ball is an official size basketball from a company called Baden. Their website lists their official size balls as 29.5 circumference (749.3 mm). The circumference of Earth is about 40,075 km.