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Old 26-02-2013, 10:55 PM
Rob_K
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Originally Posted by Scopie View Post
Its interesting though- the other orbital sims I have seen show the comet not traveling in the ecliptic plane but coming up from beneath it- perhaps its just a trick of perspective.
Hi Brad - it's a 2-dimensional rendition and doesn't show perspective, so you can't tell from that whether the orbit's in the ecliptic plane or any other plane for that matter (other than the colour clue of the two shades of blue representing above & below the ecliptic). It's different in the database browser where you can toggle it around to get the perspective.

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