March 20, 2015 AT 2:49 pm

EclipseTracks.org: Interactive Solar Eclipses with CesiumJS

Apropos of this morning’s solar eclipse, check out this slick, animated in-browser presentation of eclipse tracks on the earth’s surface from my friend Chris Clark:

screencast-2015-03-20-12:37:57Chris details building the project with CesiumJS, and talks about the difficulties of rendering accurate umbral shadows. You can find source code for the project over on GitHub.

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