Scientific Visualization and Graphics with Mathematica
 

Scientific Visualization and Graphics with Mathematica

Maintained by Jeff Bryant

 
 
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Orbits in the Solar System

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This animation starts near the center of the solar system and then zooms out to about 250 AUs. It shows the orbits of the commonly known solar system bodies and, in the final frames, includes the orbits of Pluto in white and the recently announced "10th planet", Eris (2003 UB313), in red. The light blue orbit belongs to Sedna which is currently the record holder for the most distant solar system object.

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Mathematica Visualization - Solar System Orbits including 2003 UB313 and Sedna

Mathematica generated animation that zooms out of the solar system to about 250 AUs. Created by Jeff Bryant (jeffb@wolfram.com)