The Apparent Motion of the Sun


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This applet was made together with Tey Meng Khoon and Frederick H. Willeboordse of CITA (Centre for Information Technology and Applications) for the course Heavenly Mathematics: Cultural Astronomy.

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This Java applet shows the apparent motion of the Sun around the Earth. In other words, we use the Earth as our point of reference.

Helmer Aslaksen
Department of Mathematics
National University of Singapore