A Simulation of the Solar System

An Orrery is a model showing how the planets in the Solar System orbit around the Sun.

The Electric Orrery is a "virtual" orrery which will let you see where the planets are today, where they were in the past and where they will be in the future.

*Start the Orrery.
*How to use the Orrery
* But what about...? (Frequently asked questions)

Note: The Electric Orrery is written in Java.
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