A geostationary Earth orbit satellite model using Easy Java Simulation

@article{Wee2012AGE,
  title={A geostationary Earth orbit satellite model using Easy Java Simulation},
  author={Loo Kang Wee and Giam Hwee Goh},
  journal={Physics Education},
  year={2012},
  volume={48},
  pages={72 - 79}
}
We develop an Easy Java Simulation (EJS) model for students to visualize geostationary orbits near Earth, modelled using a Java 3D implementation of the EJS 3D library. The simplified physics model is described and simulated using a simple constant angular velocity equation. We discuss four computer model design ideas: (1) a simple and realistic 3D view and associated learning in the real world; (2) comparative visualization of permanent geostationary satellites; (3) examples of non… 

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