flash animation

Transit Simulator (NAAP)

Demonstrates how a planet passing in front of its parent star can cause dips in the star's lightcurve, potentially leading to the planet's detection.

Usage Instructions

Running this animation on your computer...

  1. right-click to download transitsimulator.swf and transitsimulator.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:
    Text Link HTML:
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    Image Link HTML:

Putting this animation on your website...

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