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Night On Earth

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Night On Earth


Sam Roberts (view profile)


12 Apr 2007 (Updated )

An animated moon orbiting the earth

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A simple animation of the earth orbiting the moon. The relative sizes of the earth and moon are correct, although the distance between them are not.

Required Products Image Processing Toolbox
MATLAB release MATLAB 7.3 (R2006b)
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Comments and Ratings (5)
25 Dec 2012 taraka pamidi

taraka pamidi (view profile)

nice one

13 May 2008 Bepi Bepo

Earth-Moon distance is out of scale. Orbital parameters are not considered! This is a totally unrealistic tool.

24 Oct 2007 mohamed gaber

you need some realistic effects

16 Apr 2007 F Moisy


13 Apr 2007 Yogesh Mehta

doesn't work for me. Does it require any special modules?

??? Undefined function or method 'im2double' for input arguments of type 'uint8'.

Error in ==> nightonearth at 34
set(s,'cdata', im2double(topoud));

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07 Jul 2009 1.1

Updated to make the image credits clearer.

01 Sep 2016

Updated license

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