flash animation

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.

Usage Instructions

Running this animation on your computer...

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