dSky VR : Science : Celestrion

for Oculus Rift DK2 | Samsung GearVR
v1.35R • Nov 30, 2015

Play inside your very own Orrery, a working heliocentric 3d model of our solar system. Learn the basic facts about each of the planets, and witness them and their moons up close in accurate orbital relation to each other.


What to expect:

Enjoy these screenshots, a mere 2d proxy of the virtual playroom that awaits you...

extensive planetary data and a malleable time-warp to speed up and slow down time
examining jupiter up close
a virtual reality orrery to study celestial mechanics
examining mars up close
how much would I weigh on planet...?
extensive planetary data and a malleable time-warp to speed up and slow down time

What you'll experience

This video is a glimpse through a foggy window into the rich VR universe. As usual, you have no idea until you're actually *in* there, staring at the solar system in epic room scale VR.
Hit Play for a sample:



How to Play: Celestrion [public beta]

As we push towards v1.0 of dSky Cosmos, we're publishing interim 'chapter' releases,
a la Celestrion, which features a fully functional VR Orrery.

Here are your controls:

 Action                       Input
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 move to next planet            UP arrow key
 move to previous planet        DOWN arrow key

 speed up time                  RIGHT arrow key
 slow down / reverse time       LEFT arrow key


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