Place the Earth's sky on your website with these dynamic banners. By placing a banner on your site, you not only get cool content; you also support www.DavidColarusso.com. All you have to do is cut-and-paste the provided html code into the body of your html document. By using this content, you agree to leave all copyright attributions and links present in the original html code. Thanks, and enjoy.
The banners in this section were adapted from a simulation I created for my students to illustrate the wandering nature of the planets' paths across the sky. The methods behind calculating the planets' positions, as well as the simulation, can be found here.
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A free tool for creating and observing your own solar system, designed for astronomy teachers & students.
A dynamic illustration (animation) of retrograde motion, portraying the geocentric and heliocentric models.
A dynamic illustration (animation) of a planet's synodic & sidereal period.
An app that helps solve common introductory mechanics problems, consider it training wheels for learning mechanics.
Answers to science questions, brief lessons, and ideas for teachers and students.
From PBS to YouTube, my pick of the best streaming science videos on the web.