A Day in Our Solar System

In: Interactive Science

24 Oct 2012

Beautiful gif illustrating simultaneous orbits.

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There’s also an interactive version which allows you to do cool things like pick the year, and view Tychonian (earth-centric) orbits or zodiac houses.

p.s: sorry for not posting in a while – I was in Asia for several weeks, and while they do have internet there, I was busy exploring instead of digging up infographics:

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3 Responses to A Day in Our Solar System

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Al

October 25th, 2012 at 8:08 am

Nice, but why is Earth disproportionately huge? And Mars.

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Kristen P

October 25th, 2012 at 12:04 pm

Great to have you back! I go into infographic withdrawal when you take a hiatus.

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Will

October 26th, 2012 at 12:35 am

I think this is an earth year in our solar system, considering that the earth goes around the sun roughly once a year.

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