POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.text.scene-files : Planetarium : Re: Planetarium Server Time
21 Jun 2024 09:29:42 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Planetarium  
From: Mike Horvath
Date: 16 Sep 2018 14:53:43
Message: <5b9ea6b7$1@news.povray.org>
On 9/16/2018 2:31 PM, Mike Horvath wrote:
> Latest version is attached. It is *very* close, but the Earth is off by 
> about one month's worth of travel.
> 
> Here is the document I am using as a guide:
> 
> https://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/txt/aprx_pos_planets.pdf
> 
> And I am using this website to compare my render to:
> 
> https://in-the-sky.org/solarsystem.php
> 
> Set it to JD 2458376.5, which is equivalent to A.D. 2018 Sep 15.
> 
> I am not sure where my calculations have gone wrong.
> 
> 
> Mike


If you zoom out, Jupiter is also in the wrong place, so Maybe my results 
are *not* so close after all.


Mike


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