3D Model of the Solar System (Java)

Click and Drag, the Solar System Model to move it around. Slow-down, stop, play, or speed-up time with the button bar. Enter a new date in the upper box. Get data from the facts window.

Add or remove planets. And find ...

<cke:param name"="models"" value="models"></cke:param> </applet> </p><p> Doesn't work? If you do not see a big square canvas to the left of this text: Your browser may not have Java enabled. I you see the square, but nothing on it: Your browser & hardware may be short on resources and need ~5 min. to start a new Java applet. Some old browsers may give a "Verify error" or a "File not found error". It should work fine for Netscape 3.01(32bit) and MS. I. Explorer 3.0</p> <p> ... the way to "unlock" the "secret". What secret? Let's just say that: When it shows, it is no longer there, but your mouse can always see it!.</p> <p> You could see the model <a data-cke-saved-href="http://www.rssd.esa.int/ulsfct/rgpCafe/solsys/solsys2.html" href="http://www.rssd.esa.int/ulsfct/rgpCafe/solsys/solsys2.html">Twice as big as this!</a> . Or you could go back to: <a data-cke-saved-href="/web/ulysses" href="/web/ulysses">Ulysses Home.</a></p> <p> Note: This Planetarium calculates the orbits as ellipses following the old laws that Keppler, Huygens, Leibnitz, and others postulated in the 17th century, and that are still the cornerstones of Astrodynamics. The real orbits are pretty close to these ones.</p> <address> <font color="#FF0000">3D Solar System copyright 1997</font> <a data-cke-saved-href="mailto:Raul.Garcia-Perez@jpl.nasa.gov" href="mailto:Raul.Garcia-Perez@jpl.nasa.gov">Raúl García-Pérez</a><br> (European Space Agency office at JPL).</address><p></p>