Didactic sequence - Planetary loop

This fulldome animation illustrates the apparent retrograde motion of planets as observable from earth. Mars is taken as an example to demonstrate the underlying mechanism of this cosmic passing maneuver.


Planetarium Bochum /Prof. Dr. S. Hüttemeister /T.Wiethoff (planetariumproducer.net)

About the Video

Release date:21 June 2021, 15:08
Duration:41 s
Frame rate:25 fps

About the Object

Type:Solar System : Planet
Category:Solar System


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