Epicycles Simulator

astronomy simulation


Ptolemaic Epicycles Simualator
Epicycles Sim
Retrograde motion
Instructions: Change the parameters to see the effects on the apparent motion of the planet
Explanation: Retrograde motion can be explained by epicycles

Link to stand-alone sim: Here is a link to view the sim on its own, with no distractions.

Stand alone sim

Embed code: Use this sim on a webpage. Copy the code block below, and include it anywhere on a webpage to show the sim.