File:Relativity of Simultaneity Animation.gif

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English: Animation illustrating relativity of simultaneity. The three events (A, B, C) are simultaneous from the reference frame of an observer moving at v = 0. From the reference frame of an observer moving at v = 0.3c, the events appear to occur in the order C, B, A. From the reference frame of an observer moving at v = -0.5c, the events appear to occur in the order A, B, C. The white line represents a plane of simultaneity being moved from the past of the observer to the future of the observer, highlighting events residing on it. The gray area is the light cone of the observer.
Date 12-24-08
Source Self-made, based on Image:Relativity_of_Simultaneity.svg, source code: en:User:Acdx/Relativity_of_Simultaneity_Animation
Author User:Acdx

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current04:44, 24 December 2008Thumbnail for version as of 04:44, 24 December 2008400 × 430 (620 KB)Renamed user KdYpUvMgT{{Information |Description={{en|1=Animation illustrating simultaneity of relativity. The three events (A, B, C) are simultaneous from the reference frame of an observer moving at <i>v</i> = 0. From the reference frame of an observer moving at <i>v</i> = 0

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