A physical Earth Moon Model using Python #Python #PiDay #RaspberryPi @Raspberry_Pi @ElliotBarlas
Earth Moon Model (EMM) is a tabletop digital art project by Elliot Barlas that combines a Raspberry Pi computer with sensors and actuators to create a realistic model of the Earth and the Moon in their orbits.
EMM can orient the Earth in its orbit and rotation and the Moon in its orbit at any target date-time. In normal operating mode (main.py), EMM is a timepiece that reflects the positions of the Earth and Moon at the present clock time. EMM can also operate in a demonstrate mode (time_warp.py) that accepts ISO-date time entries in standard input and adjusts Earth and Moon positions to reflect them.
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