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L. Wee and A. Titus
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Traveling to Mars GlowScript developed by A. Titus Easy JavaScript Simulation version by Fremont Teng and Loo Kang Wee In a contemporary, yet classic survival story, The Martian…
Solar and Lunar Eclipse JS Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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W. Christian, T. Timberlake, and M. Belloni
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The Solar and Lunar Eclipse JavaScript Model simulates the occurrences of solar and lunar eclipses. Moon's orbital inclination of 5.145 degrees with respect to the ecliptic (the…
Celestial Sphere with Analemma JS Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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T. Timberlake and W. Christian
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The Celestial Sphere and Analemma JavaScript Model simulates the Two Sphere Universe theory of the Ancient Greeks. This theory supposes the stars to be fixed on the surface of a…
Eratosthenes JS Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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T. Timberlake and M. Belloni
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The Eratosthenes JS model displays the shadows cast by two gnomons (sticks) at different locations on Earth. For one gnomon, Sun is directly overhead (as would be the case if the…
Stellar Aberration 2D JS Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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T. Timberlake and M. Belloni
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The Stellar Aberration 2D JS Model illustrates the phenomenon known as the aberration of starlight, first reported by James Bradley in 1729. Aberration occurs because light has a…
Newton's Mountain JS Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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T. Timberlake and M. Belloni
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The EJS Newton's Mountain JS model illustrates the motion of a projectile launched from the top of a VERY tall mountain on Earth. The diagram shown in the simulation is taken from…
Astronomical Parallax 2D JS Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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T. Timberlake and M. Belloni
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The Astronomical Parallax 2D Javascript Model illustrates This simulation illustrates the phenomenon of parallax in astronomy. Parallax is the apparent displacement of an object…
Sidereal and Solar Day JS Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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M. Belloni and T. Timberlake
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The Sidereal and Solar Day Javascript Model illustrates the difference between the sidereal and solar day. The planets of our solar system both orbit around Sun and rotate on their…
Naked Eye Sidereal and Solar Day JS Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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M. Belloni and T. Timberlake
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The Naked Eye Sidereal and Solar Day Javascript Model illustrates the difference between the sidereal and solar day. This simulation shows the view from the Earth as one would…

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