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Brian W
14-04-2011, 10:22 PM
The following link comes from another group I monitor and is well worth taking a look at.
Brian

http://dd.dynamicdiagrams.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/orrery_2006.swf

leon
15-04-2011, 08:03 AM
Brian I love it, very well presented.

Leon

renormalised
15-04-2011, 09:16 AM
Yep....I can go for that:):)

marki
15-04-2011, 09:31 AM
Thanks for the link Brian, very useful indeed and I will use it when my students cover astronomy next.

Mark

erick
15-04-2011, 09:37 AM
No wonder I'm a twisted man. Look at those gas and ice giants pulling at me from one side when I was born! And the Moon was nearly full! :D

DJDD
15-04-2011, 10:20 AM
:lol:

renormalised
15-04-2011, 10:23 AM
And it runs into Venus and Mars every now and then!!!!:):P

astroron
15-04-2011, 10:36 AM
Can this be downloaded and saved so it can be viewed off line :question:
I use firefox
cheers

Brian W
15-04-2011, 10:55 AM
I have no idea:shrug:

leon
18-04-2011, 09:47 PM
Now Ron I wondered about that as well.

leon