In 1995 I bought a program called "Expert Astronomer." One of the features I
really enjoyed was the ability to jump, either manually or automatically, one
day, one month, one year, etc at a time. If you wanted to see how two planets
approached each other, you could see them move a day at a time while the
background stars remained static. I don't think you can do the equivalent
thing with Stellarium.
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You can jump some periods of time with keyboard commands. From the help dialog
No month of year, although you could write a script to demonstrate such time
This is a clip to show Venus, Jupiter, the Moon and the Pleiades during March
and early April.
I used the following script to produce screen shots every day, then used a
program to combine the images into a clip.
before the script you have to set the viewing direction to West. Timing is
applicable to my region in Saudi Arabia
for (i=0; i<35; i++)
The clip is here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VLPu8qH2dbU&context=C4d7c730
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