Monday, May 16, 2011

Solar System Scope: Online 3D Solar System!

The Solar System Scope is a flash based 3D website that highlights the planets of the solar system and the night sky.

The Model consists of 3 main Views (Heliocentric, Geocentric and Panaromatic), including:
Precise Positions of all Celestial Objects according to NASA Calculations
Schematic Distances and Sizes for better understanding of Planet Surfaces and Motions
• a unique feature to Drag Planets through their Orbits
• a lot of interesting Settings which allow you to Observe particular Motions and Events
Distance Calculator to measure distances between Planets even while in motion
Earth Observatory set-up with which you can watch Celestial Happenings on your own Night Sky

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