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Orrery's and SS Sim's

  1. Jul 29, 2006 #1
    Orrery: a mechanical device that illustrates the relative positions and motions of the planets and moons in the solar system in heliocentric model. They are typically driven by a large clockwork mechanism with a globe representing the Sun at the centre, and with a planet at the end of each of the arms.

    Solar System Simulator: does what it says on the tin.

    know of any good ones that are free?
    that you can create, destroy, and ammend objects proporties

    Heres a selection of what I mean

    http://www.cuug.ab.ca/~kmcclary/ORRERY/

    just curiosity, and general fun, and always for the good of science
     
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  3. Jul 29, 2006 #2

    Evo

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    There was a website that could do this kind of thing. Someone has to know it. I lost the bookmark for it.
     
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