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xplanets

Xplanets is a simulator that shows a spaceship moving through the solar system. The spaceship's movements are influenced by gravity from the sun and the planets according to Newton's laws, and by the acceleration that the engines provide. The planets move around is (simplified) round orbits.

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  •  22 Jun 2003 14:55

    Release Notes: This release has been ported to GTK+ 2.x.

    •  23 Jan 2000 13:13

      Release Notes: The spaceship is now centered on the screen and a data display has been added.

      •  15 Jan 2000 21:22

        Release Notes: The display now shows the velocity vectors of the planets relative to the spaceship.

        •  09 Jan 2000 22:36

          Release Notes: First public release.

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