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Herschel's Star Gages  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The EJS Herschel's Star Gages Model illustrates William Herschel's methods of "star gages" by which he attempted to map out the shape of our galaxy in 1785. Herschel's star gages…
Differential Galactic Rotation  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The EJS Differential Galactic Rotation Model illustrates the model of galactic rotation proposed by Jan Oort in 1927. In Oort's model most of the mass of the galaxy is concentrated…
Shapley's Globular Clusters  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The EJS Shapley's Globular Clusters Model shows the distribution of globular clusters around the plane of the Milky Way as determined by Harlow Shapley in 1918. The Space View frame…

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