File:Speed of light from Earth to Moon.gif

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Original file(1,024 × 92 pixels, file size: 6 KB, MIME type: image/gif, looped, 37 frames, 2.5 s)
Description
English: Scale model of the Earth and the Moon, with a beam of light traveling between them at the speed of light. It takes approximately 1.26 seconds.
Español: Modelo a escala de la Tierra y la Luna, con un rayo de luz viajando entre ellas a la velocidad de la luz. Le lleva aproximadamente 1.26 segundos.
Galego: Modelo a escala da Terra e a Lúa, con un raio de luz viaxando entre elas á velocidade da luz. Lévalle aproximadamente 1.26 segundos.
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Source Made by English Wikipedian en:User:Cantus.
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Derivative works of this file: Speed of light from Earth to Moon 400px.gif

Performance[edit]

If you see the beam taking more than 1.26 seconds to travel from Earth to Moon, then your browser is displaying it too slowly. See talk page for details.

Windows[edit]

  • IE8: Works in compatibility and regular mode on 2GHz C2D
  • Firefox: Normal on AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400+ (3.2GHz) - Firefox 3.6
  • Firefox: Normal on Core i7 860 (2.93 GHz) - Firefox 3.5.5
  • Safari: Works fine on Safari 4.0.2 (Tested: Safari for Windows 4.0.2 Build 530.19.1)
  • Chrome: Normal on 2 GHz Intel Core Duo and 3 GHz Pentium 4
  • Opera: 10.20 - Normal even on Intel Atom

Mac[edit]

  • Firefox: Normal on 2 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
  • Safari: Normal on 2 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
  • OmniWeb: ??
  • Opera: Normal on 2.66 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
  • Chrome: Normal on 2.2 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo

Linux[edit]

  • Firefox: Normal on 2 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo - Firefox 3.5.5
  • Konqueror: Slow (nearly 3 seconds) on 2 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo - Konqueror 4.3.2
  • Chrome: Normal on 2 GHz AMD Turion TL-60 - Chrome 4.0.249.43

File history

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Date/TimeThumbnailDimensionsUserComment
current20:36, 19 August 2009Thumbnail for version as of 20:36, 19 August 20091,024 × 92 (6 KB)Pecos Joe (talk | contribs)Added to animation so light doesn't instantly disappear
13:27, 9 September 2008Thumbnail for version as of 13:27, 9 September 20081,024 × 92 (4 KB)Cantus (talk | contribs)Changed again, see Talk
13:13, 9 September 2008Thumbnail for version as of 13:13, 9 September 20081,024 × 92 (4 KB)Cantus (talk | contribs)19 frames: 2fx0.03s + 17fx0.07s = 1.25s
12:35, 9 September 2008Thumbnail for version as of 12:35, 9 September 20081,024 × 92 (4 KB)Cantus (talk | contribs)Takes too long even on high-end system; defeats purpose
21:11, 9 June 2008Thumbnail for version as of 21:11, 9 June 20081,024 × 92 (84 KB)Cäsium137~commonswiki (talk | contribs)If the Browser is speedy enough, it will be correct.
20:47, 23 May 2008Thumbnail for version as of 20:47, 23 May 20081,024 × 92 (4 KB)Stannered (talk | contribs)the whole point of the animation is that it is approximately real-time
11:41, 4 May 2008Thumbnail for version as of 11:41, 4 May 20081,024 × 92 (84 KB)Cäsium137~commonswiki (talk | contribs)More frames
18:47, 30 July 2007Thumbnail for version as of 18:47, 30 July 20071,024 × 92 (4 KB)Itsmine (talk | contribs){{Information |Description=Scale model of the Earth and the Moon, with a beam of light travelling between them at the speed of light. |Source= |Date= |Author=en:User:Cantus |Permission={{GFDL-with-disclaimers}} |other_v
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