Sun, Earth, and Moon Visualization

Use this tool to set size, distance, orbital velocity, and tilt angles for the Earth/Moon system. Keep in mind that relative distances and sizes are not accurately displayed. Visualize Earth/Moon angles, sizes, Kepler's Laws, and rotational relationships.

The current settings are saved in the link URL. Copy and paste to share.

Lesson Plan:

Milkyway Panorama from European Southern Observatory