This simulation illustrates how planets such as Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars orbit the sun. Users are able to change settings so that all the planets will rotate around the planet on their choice. It also gives the users the opportunity to follow the position and velocity of any of the planets.
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Keywords:Informal Education,Astronomy,NSDL,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Fundamentals,Physics,Solar System,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Gravity,Higher Education,Education,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Space Science,Astronomy Education,Technology,Classical Mechanics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20070602233842249T
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