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Wednesday, August 25, 2021

CONTINUITY: One Kilometre Ball Drop on Solar System Bodies

For gas giants (Jupiter and Saturn) and ice giants (Uranus and Neptune), the surface or sea level is arbitrarily defined as the radius at which atmospheric pressure is one Earth atmosphere. This simulation accounts only for gravity and ignores atmospheric drag. It would be interesting to compare it with another that accounts for atmosphere.

Posted at August 25, 2021 10:56