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Planet Applet

Planet Applet

This Java applets is concerning the bright planets (Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn), and the Moon. It provides four views: a diagram showing rise and set times over the year, a view at local horizon, and a view of the ecliptic plane, and a sky view. Exercises for exploring planetary events are included.


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Dr. Troy Tenhet
Dr. Troy Tenhet (Faculty)
15 years ago
Interesting and advanced at times. I love the inquiry flavor and the exploratory nature in which the material appears to be organized...

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On my Mac, the Java took awhile to load. Oh well...