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The Solar System with a dark blue virtual planet -virtual planet point of view-

Jean-François COLONNA
www.lactamme.polytechnique.fr
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CMAP (Centre de Mathématiques APpliquées) UMR CNRS 7641, Ecole Polytechnique, CNRS, 91128 Palaiseau Cedex, France

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    [more information about the Solar System ]
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    Please, note that due to scale problems, it is almost impossible to visualize actual distances and sizes in the Solar System. Then, it is the square root of the distances to the Sun that are displayed The non linear transformation of the coordinates in the Solar System

    The non linear transformation of the coordinates in the Solar System
    . ; when the Solar System is displayed without such a non linear scaling, the inner planets are "hidden" by the Sun N-body problem integration (N=10)displaying the actual Solar System during one plutonian year as it is -without non linear scaling-

    N-body problem integration (N=10) displaying the actual Solar System during one plutonian year as it is -without non linear scaling-
    .. Moreover, the diameter of each celestial body is multiplied by a huge arbitrary factor.

    Each celestial body is colored according to its actual color :






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