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written by Rob Scharein
This collection of animations and simulations illustrate galaxy collisions, fusion in the sun, the Big Bang, the inverse square law, searching for black holes, the H-R diagram, eclipsing binary stars, proper motion, parallax, the Doppler Effect, blackbody radiation, and Solar System exploration.

Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.4 of Java (JRE).
Subjects Levels Resource Types
- Solar System
- Stars
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Learners
- Educators
- application/java
- application/exe
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© 2004 Rob Scharein
Simulation, Solar System, Stars
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created June 13, 2005 by Patricia Monahan
Record Updated:
July 21, 2012 by Lyle Barbato
Last Update
when Cataloged:
December 23, 2006
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R. Scharein, (2004), WWW Document, (
R. Scharein, Astronomy and Physics Simulations, (2004), <>.
APA Format
Scharein, R. (2006, December 23). Astronomy and Physics Simulations. Retrieved October 20, 2018, from
Chicago Format
Scharein, Rob. Astronomy and Physics Simulations. December 23, 2006. (accessed 20 October 2018).
MLA Format
Scharein, Rob. Astronomy and Physics Simulations. 2004. 23 Dec. 2006. 20 Oct. 2018 <>.
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@misc{ Author = "Rob Scharein", Title = {Astronomy and Physics Simulations}, Volume = {2018}, Number = {20 October 2018}, Month = {December 23, 2006}, Year = {2004} }
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