of the solar system

Carousel menu: the virtual planetarium

A simple effect, driven by a powerful engine: With X3DOM an JavaScript you can run and develop beautiful effects with strong integration of 2D and 3D elements.


3D Navigation through 2D "mousemove" event

Moving the mouse over the scene causes the system to rotate. A standard mousemove event on the x3d element is used to get the mouse pointer's position values to calculate the planet's rotation.


Pick 3D objects using a standard "click" event

Clicking on a planet reveals additional information. Likewise, JavaScript's click event applied upon a planet's geometry is used as a trigger.