Rotation Curves

Rotation_curve_eqs

rotating aliens 1

rotating aliens 2

constant velocity race

circ_orbits

  • Alien on turntable shows solid body rotation.
  • Cars-on-track shows constant velocity rotation.
  • Simulation shows Keplerian rotation.

 

Location

  • Alien on turntable located in L02, section D3.
  • Cars-on-tracks in L02, section B1 or B2.
  • Simulation found at:¬†http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/classroom.html¬†Select “HTML5 simulations”, scroll down to “Gravitation”.