|Summary:||These scripts take you on a journey through space and time to demonstrate the|
principle of Conjunctions. It especially serves an Educational purpose, for users of all ages, at home, in school or in a public presentation.
|Description:||The script works with Celestia v1.6.1 or later. When used in combination with older Celestia versions, this script will not run.|
When used in combination with Celestia161-ED, it is advised to run the ED version of this script on the Educational page of the Motherlode!
Note: If you use SPICE orbits for your solar system, not everything might work correctly using spice orbits.
This script takes you on a journey through space to demonstrate the principle of Conjunctions. Conjunctions are alignments of planets and moons and can take different forms. The script also explains the more rare appearances of Conjunctions, namely Occultations, Transits and Eclipses (one celestial body blocks or comes in front or in the shadow of another).
This script especially serves an Educational purpose, for users of all ages, at home, on school or in a public presentation. Besides educational explanation, the script also contains spectacular and sensational views of our Solar System in the present, past and future. It travels around the world, to the Moon and even further away through our Solar System. It will also show you the world of Eclipsing Binaries, which represent unique alignments of paired stars.
Modifications v1.3a by Marco Klunder, 25 June 2011:
Minor bugfix regarding planet orbits rendering in Part1
Vers. 1.4a (2014):
Last transit of Venus happened in the past now.
Minor text enhancements in Part4 of the script.
|License:||For private use only. Any kind of commercial usage of this Celestia Add-on is prohibited!|
|Last modified:||2014-03-03 23:18|