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Space animations and java applets:

Satellite Motion Space animations The Moon
Solar system animations The Earth The Sun

Space online activities - general overview
Astronomy animations Celestial Sphere, Different Constellations at Different Times of the Year, Retrograde Motion of Mars, Star Rise and Set Caused by Earths Rotation, The change in number of hours of daylight as seasons change, Animations, Different Constellations at Different Times of the Year, The Suns Motion North and South in the Sky as the Seasons Change, The Earths Rotation Axis, The Movement of the Moons Nodes, ...
Astronomy animations Celestial Sphere, Earth Wobble, Sun in Ecliptic, Solar verses, Sidereal day, Seasons, Seasons and Sunlight, Moon Phases, Moon's motion and phases, Moon tilt orbit, Total, Partial and Annular Eclipses
Astronomy and the Universe click below animations and videos
Astronomy Education Flash animations and simulations for astronomy education, Solar System, Galaxy, and Universe, scientific notation, metric prefixes, special units, speed of light, and look-back time, basic observations in the sky, angular diameter, celestial timekeeping, constellations, Coordinate systems (terrestrial, celestial equatorial, and horizon), celestial sphere, ecliptic, seasons, hours of daylight, meridional altitude, paths of the sun, and declinations ranges, Phases, eclipses, synchronous rotation, and tides. Special emphasis is placed on the geometrical cause of phases, Copernicus, Kepler, Galileo, & Newton including sidereal/synodic periods, eccentricity, elongation, and special planetary configurations. Special emphasis is placed on Kepler's Laws, EM spectrum, electron energy levels, Wien's Law, Stefan-Boltzmann Law, the Doppler shift, and inverse square law, ...
Astronomy Interactives This site provides ranking tasks for teaching introductory astronomy. Pencil-and-paper versions as well as computer-based versions are available grouped by topic
Astronomy movies A movie which shows the celstial sphere, A simple movie that shows the celestial sphere rotating about an observer in the Northern Hemisphere, The Earth orbits the Sun within the celestial sphere, showing the Sun's position on the celestial sphere at various times during the year, The motion of the Sun around the ecliptic over the course of a year, The Sun's Declination. Shows how the tilt of the Earth's axis means that the Sun is sometimes above the equator, and sometimes below the equator. The phases of the Moon over a month, looking "down" on the Earth/Moon system, and zooming in to show how it would look to somebody on the Earth
Astronomy web simulations stellar parallax, eclipsing binary stars, binary star system, stellar evolution
Astronomy Workshop Tools Solar System Viewers, Working With Orbits, Newton's Universal Law of Gravity, Solar System Calculators
Exploring Earth Visualizations
GeoAstro applet collection Java Applets for detailed solar and lunar data and observe the daily and annual path of the sun and moon for any location
Java Applets for Teaching of AstroPhysics Space Exploration and Solar System, Stars and Nebulae, Milky Way, Galaxies
Java applets on astronomy Kepler's laws
Nebraska Astronomy Applet Project Solar System Models, Basic Coordinates and Seasons, The Rotating Sky, Motions of the Sun, Planetary Orbit Simulator, Lunar Phase Simulator, Blackbody Curves & UBV Filters, Hydrogen Energy Levels, Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram, Eclipsing Binary Stars, Atmospheric Retention, Extrasolar Planets, Variable Star Photometry, Cosmic Distance Ladder, Habitable Zones
Planetarium a series of Java applets to show solar system motions
Planètes en Français, Référentiel terrestre en Français
Space & earth java applets Space & earth java applets, Julian Date/Calendar Date. Calendar, sidereal time, obliquity of ecliptic, nutation, precession, Observer's location. Kepler Elements and State Vector, Visualize Kepler Orbit. Orbit Elements of the Solar System at a given epoch, Visualize Solar System at a given Epoch, Simple transformations of reference frames, Planet's position in different reference frames. Comet's position in different reference frames, Day and Night Sky
Space animations nasa, moon, astronomy, Introduction to the Earth, Day and Night & Seasons, Northern Lights, Introduction to the Moon, Lunar Surface, Phases of the Moon, Solar and Lunar Eclipses, Tides and Tidal Interaction
Space animations Kepler's Laws of planetary motion, Planetary Spectra, animated display of the formation and evolution of a terrestrial planet based on your choices of mass and orbit distance, View visual and graphical representations of the visible spectra of various objects, Change the temperature and see how the spectrum and visual color impression of a star change, See how transitions within the energy level structure of an atom produce a unique line spectrum, Evolution of a Star Cluster
Space animations
Astronomy animations and java applets
Black Holes demonstrates gravity described by a Newtonian central force and the motion near a black hole described by Einstein's theory of general relativity differ qualitatively
Comet simulation
Coriolis force Coriolis force simulation
Coriolis force and noninertial effects
Comet Halley's Orbit in the Solar System
Comet's passage through the solar system These animations simulate the orbit of comet Halley, which takes about 76 years to orbit the sun, Observe an animation of a comet's passage through the solar system
Cruithne Cruithne, some simulations of Cruithne, also known as asteroid 3753, or 1986 TO, or "Earth's second moon"
Doppler Effect, Red Shift
Doppler shift flash
Doppler shift effect Doppler shift effect
Doppler Shift Demonstrator Doppler Shift Demonstrator
Elliptical orbit and circular orbit mov file
Evolution of a Star Cluster See how the HR diagram and visual appearance of a star cluster change with time
Examine the vast distances between planets in the solar system
Expanding universe flash
Galactic Gravity Simulations
Gravity and planetary orbits interactive gravity simulator
Gravity Simulation This applet simulates Newtonian mechanics with gravity
Internet stellar database internet stellar database
Kepler's first law
Kepler’s laws
Kepler’s laws Kepler's Laws animation, construct your own planetary orbits and check Kepler’s Laws
Kepler's Laws Examine Kepler's Laws of planetary motion by picking masses and orbit shapes and viewing the resultant motion.
Kepler's motion the planets move in elliptical orbits with the sun at one focus
Kepler's motion
Kepler's second law Kepler's second law of the undisturbed planetary motion: The line joining the planet to the Sun sweeps out equal areas in equal intervals of time
Kepler's second law
Kepler's third law shows the planets mercury, venus and earth revolving round the Sun. The distances and times of motion are scaled correctly
Kepler's third law applet
Lightclock Einstein’s famous clock bouncing light between two mirrors
Lois de Kepler en Français
Michelson-Morley Experiment
Milky Way Galaxy at different scales view images of our galaxy at different scales
Milky Way Our Home in the Milky Way
Motion in the gravity-field
Orbit and Tail of a Comet
Orbits shows the trajectories of two bodies orbiting a central object
Orbits: Exploring orbits
Orbits: Gravitational Orbits Kepler's Laws
Orbits in Strongly Curved Spacetime
Orbits of a binary star Orbits of a binary star
Orbits: Projectile Orbits and Satellite orbits
Orbit simulator
Orbit simulator The applet is a gravitational simulator of orbits in space
Planetary detection via Doppler wobble of the host star
Planetary Orbit Simulator (NAAP) Models the motion of a hypothetical planet that orbits the sun according to Kepler's laws of motion. This simulator includes controls for investigating each of Kepler's laws. Planetary motion animation,  shows the motion of a moon around a planet under the influence of gravity
Refracting Astronomical Telescope simulates a simple refracting astronomical (inverting) telescope, consisting of two lenses which are called the objective and the eyepiece (ocular)
Slingshot effect
Slingshot effect Slingshot effect
Space calendar the space calendar covers space-related activities and anniversaries for the coming year
Space Station Human Space Flight (HSF) - Orbital Tracking, showing the day and night regions at this moment
Twin paradox applet twin paradox applet
Universe Timeline
Visualize Comets' and Planets' positions for a given Observer
Visualize Kepler Orbit due to Kepler's third law the satellite is moving fast when near to the center body and slowly when far away from it, Keppler ellips
Wetten van Newton, ontsnappingssnelheid in Dutch

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