10809
EXPLORE
LATEST
ABOUT
AUTHORING AREA
PARTICIPATE
Your browser does not support JavaScript or it may be disabled!
Astronomical Units of Length
It is especially difficult to fully picture the magnitude of units as immense as those used in astronomy. This Demonstration helps to show how large some of these units are.
Contributed by:
Sarah Lichtblau
SNAPSHOTS
RELATED LINKS
Astronomical Unit
(
ScienceWorld
)
Parsec
(
ScienceWorld
)
Light-Year
(
ScienceWorld
)
PERMANENT CITATION
"
Astronomical Units of Length
" from
the Wolfram Demonstrations Project
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/AstronomicalUnitsOfLength/
Contributed by:
Sarah Lichtblau
Share:
Embed Interactive Demonstration
New!
Just copy and paste this snippet of JavaScript code into your website or blog to put the live Demonstration on your site.
More details »
Download Demonstration as CDF »
Download Author Code »
(preview »)
Files require
Wolfram
CDF Player
or
Mathematica
.
Related Demonstrations
More by Author
Prefix Unit Converter
Ronald Monson
Astronomical Clock
Erik Mahieu
Astronomical Data
Don Braffitt
Conservative Byte Drift Machine
Michael Schreiber
Elementary Cellular Automaton Rules by Gray Code
Michael Schreiber
Astronomical CCD Camera Noise
John Holland
Length Scales in the Solar System
Cedric Voisin
Earth's Magnetosphere and the Solar Wind
Mark Peterson
Stellar Parallax
Kevin Jiang and John Stucky
Twilight Calendar
Nelson Zink
Related Topics
Astronomy
Representations of Numbers
Middle School Mathematics
Middle School Science
Browse all topics
Note: To run this Demonstration you need Mathematica 7+ or the free Mathematica Player 7EX
Download or upgrade to
Mathematica Player 7EX
I already have
Mathematica Player
or
Mathematica 7+