CLICK ON A CELESTIAL BODY ● LEFT MOUSE BUTTON TO MOVE
A simple way to compare the sizes of our solar system's planets, the sun and the moon.
You can compare them side by side or with the smaller object positioned on the surface of the larger one.
button and move the mouse to rotate
After you have selected two objects, double click the
button anywhere on the larger one and the smaller one will be positioned at that location
Get better texture maps of the surface - especially Pluto!
Investigate using shaders to make the planets more realistic - e.g. the Sun
Probably much, much more I haven't thought of yet
NASA data and image sites - many different ones but try
Some of the planet texture maps come from
JHT's Planetary Pixel Emporium
- a very nice WebGL library
on Hacker News for some great feedback
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to see other examples of my work and contact information
The source code for this project is
along with source for everything else I've made
Advice, suggestions, bug reports much appreciated