Stellar Velocity Calculator
Shows how the distance to a star, its doppler shift, and its proper motion allow one to calculate the star's true space velocity.
Running this animation on your computer...
- right-click to download stellarvel.swf and stellarvel.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 stellarvel.swf to the same directory as your webpage
- copy and paste the following code into your webpage: