Planets of the Solar System

Inner planets


In this simulation you can see the motion of Mercury, Venus and the Earth along their orbits around the Sun. Observe how, due to their different translation speeds, the distances between the planets and the angular position of Mercury and Venus with respect to the Earth change.
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In this animation you can see the apparent motion of Venus as seen from the Earth.
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Apparent motion of Mars


See what the motion of Mars is like with respect to the Earth and how it approaches or moves away, due to the different translation velocities of Mars and the Earth.
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Galilean moons


This simulation represents the motion of the Galilean moons, the four largest of those orbiting Jupiter: Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto.
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