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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…
Northern Horizon Star Motion JS Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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100
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M. Belloni
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The Northern Horizon Star Motion JS model displays how the appearance and motion of the stars near and around the northern horizon change over the course of hours. The specific…
Lunar Month JS Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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100
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T. Timberlake and M. Belloni
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The EJS Lunar Month JS model displays the appearance of the Moon over the course of the lunar (synodic) month. The window shows the appearance of the Moon as seen from Earth as well…
Earth Phases JS Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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100
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T. Timberlake and M. Belloni
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The Earth Phases JS Model illustrates the changing regions of darkness and light on the Earth over the course of a single day, or over the course of an entire year. The image shows…
Phases of the Moon JS Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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T. Timberlake and M. Belloni
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The EJS Phases of Moon JS model displays the appearance of the Moon and how it changes depending on the position of the Moon relative to Earth and Sun. The right window shows Earth…
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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100
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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…
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…

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