Analemmas

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The analemma gives the position of the sun in the sky at a fixed time (say, noon) through the course of the year. For the Earth, the analemma is a figure-eight shape. Change the parameters to see what the analemma would be like from planets with different parameters.

Contributed by: Stephen Wolfram (March 2011)
Based on a program by: Michael Trott
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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The scales are marked in degrees.



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