flash animation

Three Views Simulator

Shows how the phase of the moon depends on the viewing geometry by allowing the moon to be viewed from the earth, the sun, and an arbitrary point in space.

Usage Instructions

Running this animation on your computer...

  1. right-click to download moonphases.swf and moonphases.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 moonphases.swf to the same directory as your webpage
  2. copy and paste the following code into your webpage:
    Embed HTML: