flash animation

Coordinate Systems Comparison

Shows how the rotation of the earth leads to the apparent rotation of the sky, and how celestial sphere and horizon diagram representations of the sky are correlated.

Usage Instructions

Running this animation on your computer...

  1. right-click to download celhorcomp.swf and celhorcomp.html to the same directory
  2. open the html file in a browser to run the animation

Linking to this animation...

  1. copy and paste the code below into your webpage or blog:
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Putting this animation on your website...

  1. upload celhorcomp.swf to the same directory as your webpage
  2. copy and paste the following code into your webpage:
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