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These files provide the TikZ-planets package that makes it easy to illustrate celestial mechanics and the solar system.


Move the package (.sty file) to a latex search directory if you want to be able to use it from any directory. Ask your system administrator if you need help.


TikZ-planets requires the following standard packages:

  • xcolor
  • tikz
  • xstring
  • pgfkeys


This repository contains the following files:

  • planets.sty, the package
  • planets-doc.pdf, the full documentation for the package
  • planets-doc.tex, the sorce for the documentation
  • README.md, the current file


Copyright 2020 Isabelle M. Santos This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/

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TikZ-planets – Illustrate celestial mechanics and the solar system

This TikZ-package makes it easy to illustrate celestial mechanics and the solar system. You can use it to draw sketches of the eclipses, the phases of the Moon, etc.

The package requires the standard packages TikZ, xcolor, xstring, and pgfkeys.

Bug trackerhttps://framagit.org/Moutmout/tikz-planets/-/issues/
Version1.0.2 2020-04-19
LicensesCC BY-SA 4.0
MaintainerIsabelle M. Santos
Contained inTeX Live as tikz-planets
MiKTeX as tikz-planets
TopicsPGF TikZ
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