Unequal-Mass Collision:

Internal Energy

Color indicates internal energy or temperature; blue regions are cool, red regions are hot. Only the 2048 particles nearest the orbital plane at each instant are shown. The system is viewed along the orbital axis.



















Joshua E. Barnes (barnes@ifa.hawaii.edu)
Last modified: December 31, 1999
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