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A freeware 3D tool that simulates the motion of the Saturn's seven major moons

This free simulator allows you to see the Saturn's rings and its atmospheric features in high resolution. Moreover, the surface of its seven major moons can also be seen in great detail. Zoom in and out, basic information about each moon you are exploring, real speed ratios for the orbital rotations of the seven moons - these are some of the most important features of this free application. The seven largest moons of Saturn (Mimas, Enceladus, Tethys, Dione, Rhea, Titan and Iapetus) comprise more than 99.96% of the mass in orbit around the planet. The innermost large moons (4) of Saturn orbit within its tenuous E Ring, along with three smaller moons of the Alkyonides group, while the other major moons (3) all orbit beyond the E Ring.

 

The original images we have used in this utility came from two important sources: Milky Way - ESO/S. Brunier, the Moons: stevealbers.net; however, they were tuned a little bit in order to make them more clear.

 

Space key acts like a toggle button, it changes the application's main menu on and off. A right mouse click shows a popup menu with the other functions of this simulator. For instance, the values of mass, volume and surface gravity can be displayed if you select 'Show info'. 'Auto-rotate' starts and stops the orbital and axial rotations of these celestial bodies; when the animation 'freezes', you may perform a  thorough exploration or you can take a nice screenshot.

 

 

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Windows 8

 

Moons of Saturn 3D:

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 v1.1

 41.1 MB

 08/12/2019

 No limitations

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Requirements 

 

- Windows 7, 8 or 10, both 32 or 64 bit versions

- Monitors having at least 1024 x 768 px resolution

- The graphic mode set to the native monitor resolution

- A very good (fast) graphic card

 

 

 

 

 
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