Posts by jiveabillion

by jiveabillion
24.07.2013, 22:18
Forum: Development
Topic: Kickstarter
Replies: 0
Views: 1680

Kickstarter

I've recently been learning a lot about the solar system and I've learned that it revolves around the galaxy at a 60 degree angle. They don't teach this in schools. In fact, what they teach in schools gives such a great misconception of what is actually going on, that I'm not surprised how few peopl...
by jiveabillion
18.07.2013, 16:56
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Planet vector of travel around the galaxy
Replies: 1
Views: 2131

Planet vector of travel around the galaxy

Would it be possible to show the vector each planet is traveling in its path around the galaxy with a script?
by jiveabillion
10.07.2013, 15:51
Forum: Scripting
Topic: How might draw a trail of a point on a planet?
Replies: 3
Views: 2393

Re: How might draw a trail of a point on a planet?

Is there a way to record the coordinates of a point on a planet as it moves? Perhaps plot a point every second or millisecond while time is running at 1 million times faster. If I could record this I believe I could parse the results and create some logic to connect the points for only "forward...
by jiveabillion
09.07.2013, 02:41
Forum: Scripting
Topic: How might draw a trail of a point on a planet?
Replies: 3
Views: 2393

How might draw a trail of a point on a planet?

If you go to http://phet.colorado.edu/sims/my-solar-system/my-solar-system_en.html and choose Sun, planet, moon from the dropdown in the top right and click START. Se how the line is drawn to follow the path of the moon, but only from behind the moon? I would like to be able to draw a path like this...

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