Starry Night Training
Starry Night is a program that allows users to
view the motions of celestial bodies. It is loaded onto all the
Space Odyssey laptops. If you're using an SO laptop, you can click
on the .snf links on this page and they'll open movies in Starry
Solar System Zoom
Zoom in and out to view some or all of the planets orbiting the
sun, and tilt the solar system to see (most of) the planets move
along the ecliptic.
System - zoom.snf
Orbits of Outer Planets including dwarf planet Pluto.
Earth and Mars in Orbit
Notice conjunctions and launch windows.
Mars Retrograde Motion
Viewed from Earth, Mars exhibits retrograde motion.
Solar Eclipse from Space
The circle tracks the path of the eclipse across the earth.
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