Milky Way Rotational Velocity
A plot of the rotational velocity of stars at varying distances from the center of the milky way. A draggable cursor allows determining the contained mass implied by the curve.
Running this animation on your computer...
- right-click to download milkywayrotationalvelocity.swf and milkywayrotationalvelocity.html to the same directory
- open the html file in a browser to run the animation
Linking to this animation...
- copy and paste the code below into your webpage or blog:
Putting this animation on your website...
- upload milkywayrotationalvelocity.swf to the same directory as your webpage
- copy and paste the following code into your webpage: