Planetary Rhythms - A set of 14 postcards

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Planetary Rhythms

A set of 14 postcards



We would like to show how exciting and aesthetic the seemingly simple movements of the planets of our solar system are at first glance.
The planet movement pictures show the forms created by the relative movement of 2 different planets. In a particular rhythm, connecting lines between two planets are drawn over a defined period of time.
The lines have a colour gradient corresponding to the planet colour. The point of view from where the phenomenon is observed, e.g. Sun (heliocentric) or Earth (geocentric) has an influence on the resulting image.
The calculations of the planetary positions follow a method that NASA also uses to control satellites.

Titles:

Earth - Venus as viewed from the Sun

In a rhythm of 120 days

1 January 1721 to 1 January 2100

Earth - Mars as viewed from the Sun

In a rhythm of 120 days

1 January 1721 to 1 January 2100

Earth - Venus as viewed from the Sun

In a rhythm of 79 days

29 September 1812 to 29 September 2012

Jupiter - Venus as viewed from the Earth

In a rhythm of 123 days

1 January 1721 to 1 January 2100

Mars - Venus as viewed from the Earth

In a rhythm of 79 days

29 September 1812 to 29 September 2012

Mars - Venus as viewed from the Earth

In a rhythm of 12 days

1 January 1721 to 1 January 2100

Mars - Venus as viewed from the Earth

In a rhythm of 123 days

1 January 1721 to 1 January 2100

Mars - Venus as viewed from the Sun

In a rhythm of 123 days

1 January 1721 to 1 January 2100

Mars - Venus as viewed from the Sun

In a rhythm of 120 days

1 January 1721 to 1 January 2100

Mercury - Venus as viewed from the Earth

In a rhythm of 79 days

29 September 1812 to 29 September 2012

Sun - Mars as viewed from the Earth

In a rhythm of 123 days

1 January 1721 to 1 January 2100

Sun - Venus as viewed from the Earth

In a rhythm of 123 days

1 January 1721 to 1 January 2100

Sun - Venus as viewed from the Earth

In a rhythm of 79 days

29 September 1812 to 29 September 2012

Venus - Saturn as viewed from the Sun

In a rhythm of 60 days

1 January 1721 to 1 January 2100

Note: Venus and Mercury are named after their astronomical definitions.


Published in Germany by Mani-Verlag
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