Solar Calendar Music Box

In: Culture Interactive Science

30 Mar 2010

Very cool. I had no idea the planets moved at such different speeds. (via)


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May 13th, 2013 at 12:24 pm

The orbital period squared is proportional to the mean distance from the sun cubed. That’s Kepler’s Third Law. It’s not so clear in the animation because all orbits are shown as equally spaced, which in reality they’re not.

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