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3D orbits of moons around their respective planets

I have seen a lot of solar system models (both animated and not), but I am trying to replicate the same thing with moons. Either just one planet and its lunar system or the our whole solar system with ...
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Rotating an Interpolating Function

I have used the following code to generate eigenfunctions of a PDE: ...
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Align ColorBar (axislabel) to be parallel to the y-axis for any view-angle

The following code produces the 3D plot below (which is almost what I want). ...
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Change position and orientation of 3D object

I was trying to understand how 3D objects work in Mathematica, but I run into a problem I am not able to solve by myself. I have the following 3D plot: ...
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How-to carry out a set of operations on a large set of three-dimensional vectors in most efficient manner?

Problem description Essentially, I am trying to carry out a set of operations on a significantly large set of coordinate data. The coordinates in the data set represent a uniformly distributed set of ...
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Is there a corresponding Rotate option like RotationTransform[{u,v},p]

RotationTransform has options RotationTransform[{u,v},p] gives a rotation about the point p that transforms u to the ...
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How to avoid the wiggly text on Ticks and Labels when rotating 3D objects

Motivation I'm trying to do a nice animation of the rotation of a ParametricPlot3D . My problem is that the Ticks numbers and ...
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How do I rotate a curve?

I have a circular segment defined as: ParametricPlot[5 {Sin[ϕ], 1 - Cos[ϕ]}, {ϕ, -0.2, 0.8}, PlotRange -> All] which I have to rotate around point ...
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Rotate with Euler angles in Graphics3D [closed]

I need to rotate with the Euler angle sequence: Yaw by $\psi$ around $z$ Pitch by $\theta$ around $y'$ Roll by $\phi$ around $x''$ I know of Rotate[] in ...
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4D rotations of 600-cell to make cell centered stereographic projection

I have made a 600-cell wireframe model from Eric Weinsteins' 2/13/14 600-cell notebook (600-cell: a regular polytope, 4D, analogous to the icosahedron, with 600 tetrahedral cells, 120 vertices, 720 ...
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How to rotate a complete graph without image rescaling while rotating

How do I rotate the following image? ...
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Absolute VectorPlot scaling

I'm trying to visualize the vector components of a rotation matrix with absolute vector lengths. VectorScale help states that When using an explicit sfun, ...
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Constant orientation of graphics in Graphics3D

I have been facing a challenge for programming for quite a while now, and I think it is now time for me to consult some Mathematica experts: I would like to draw a three-dimensional graphic, e.g. ...
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Problem using Rotation in Show

I would like to have an animation of rotating box and displayed it with other elements (not rotated) using Show. The first step to do that is to have all the elements working properly. So I did the ...
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Trying to rotate a graphic over a field of parallel lines

I have a 10x10 grid of unit squares (picture a partial coordinate grid bounded by (0,0) and (10,10)) given by ...
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Change in direction when a line hits an ellipse? [duplicate]

I'm trying to simulate reflecting light off an elliptical mirror. I currently store the ellipse in the form {center,{radii},rotationAngle} and the ray of light is ...
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Compose many Geometric Transformations for 3D Graphics

I'm struggling to understand what would be a good way to compose several geometrical transformations to create a single TransformationFunction to be applied to a ...
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Plotting extra parametric axes

We are trying to plot a figure as below from data points. This version is a postprocessed plot (in Illustrator) just to obtain the skew axes. The rest is plotted with ...
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Rotation of a graph using manipulate

I'd like to look at some group transformation of curves in the plane. As a start, I'd like to try to do use the rotation group. Here's the code I tried to rotate a parabola so that I can watch the ...
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Rotation matrix $\to$ quaternion

I found a very good link about quaternions in Mathematica , but I don't know how to create a quaternion from a rotation matrix. Can anyone help me, please? Update I need this: A rotation may be ...
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Randomly generated polymer with certain spatial density

For simplicity's sake, let the polymer's composing particle be integer 3-tuples (on 3D Cartesian grid), such that: Polymer-ness -- for all particle there is an directly adjacent neighbor. i.e in ...
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3D plot of a solid of revolution

I'm trying to rotate the area between the graphs of $y=3$ and $y=x^2$ around $y=1$. I'm not attempting to just find the area as that would just be ...
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how to distinguish clockwise from counterclockwise rotation

I need to distiguish the true rotation of a vector (time dependent, solution of a system of two coupled differential equation) respect a fixed vector. As showed in the follow,neither ...
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need help rotating an object about the z-axis using animation

This should be an easy question for anyone familiar with 3D animations. I have a 2D shape denoted by the equation ((x-1)^2+y^2) ((x+1)^2+y^2)==1 and I ...
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Revolving the area between two functions about an axis

I'm trying to graph the revolution of the area between two functions about an axis, but I'm new to Mathematica, and not sure how to proceed. My area is defined by ...
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Problem with convert matlab function into mathematica version of euler angle

I've wrote a function that will extract euler angle from matrix according to Matlab's function in AeroSpace toolbox's dcm2angle package file. But not quite right. ...