Copernican Orrery 1.0.20121104

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Publisher Description

A Copernican-style Orrery showing the positions of the 8 planets and their primary moons as well as our moon's phase.

The Orrery is a model of the solar system as view from celestial north, and orientated

such that solstices occur when the earth is due-north (top, winter solstice) or

south (bottom, summer solstice) and the equinoxes are east (right, autumnal equinox)

and west (left, vernal equinox). All orbits are assumed to be perfect circles.

The position of the Earth and Moon are fairly accurate, as are their orbits. The remaining planets positions are approximate, but close enough considering the size of the typical phone or tablet screen. The starting positions of the moons other than that of the Earth is not accurate. The orbital periods of all planets and moons is accurate relative to the other planets and moons.

This app should be considered simply something fun to look at, but not anything to be taken too seriously.

Copernican Orrery is a free software application from the Reference Tools subcategory, part of the Education category. The app is currently available in English and it was last updated on 2012-11-04. The program can be installed on Android.

Copernican Orrery (version 1.0.20121104) has a file size of 6.29 MB and is available for download from our website. Just click the green Download button above to start. Until now the program was downloaded 357 times. We already checked that the download link to be safe, however for your own protection we recommend that you scan the downloaded software with your antivirus.

Program Details


Publisher Silent-Age Software
Released Date 2012-11-04
Languages English


Category Education
Subcategory Reference Tools

System requirements

Operating systems android

Download information

File size 6.29 MB
Total downloads 357


License model Free
Price N/A

Version History

Here you can find the changelog of Copernican Orrery since it was posted on our website on 2014-03-04. The latest version is 1.0.20121104 and it was updated on on 2018-01-20. See below the changes in each version:

version 1.0.20121104

posted on 2012-11-04

Can toggle music and sound effects separately. Tap and hold the sound icon to show the options.

version 1.0.20121104

posted on 2012-11-04

Several fixes and updates

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Release Date: 2012-11-04
Publisher: Silent-Age Software
Operating System: android
Type: Free