@joshavanier very nice work!
@kodedninja Thanks! It was a fun afternoon of moon research. TIL one of Jupiter's moons is called Kale.
@joshavanier These might interest you. I actually started doing research a while back on building an orrery, and saved a bunch of links. I found these super helpful.
@ckipp Wait a minute, my orbits were going the wrong way this whole time?!
@ckipp Oh wait no, never mind. There's no right side up in space lol
@ckipp I want to see how much detail I can put into it without going over 10 kB.
Like right now, the things in the asteroid and Kuiper belts are just randomly generated dots with random speeds. I'm currently looking through databases of known asteroids and dwarf planets
@ckipp Yeah my main issue with these WebGL things is that they lag so much (on my machine at least). Although I like that they include the orbits' eccentricities in their simulations :)
I like the 3rd link. The real-time stat charts are inspiring.
@joshavanier same. That was the first one I came across randomly and what inspired me to look more into it.
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