OpenGL Solar System

  • A to-scale demo of the Solar System in OpenGL. Planets orbit and rotate realistically. Octree updates and handles collision between meteor and sun. Upon click, a meteor will hurdle towards the sun.


    -Original Engine: Alberto Bobadilla (
    -Octree coding: Eric Fonseca
    -Concept: Nicholas Iebba
    -Collision detection: Ben Coppens, Nicholas Iebba
    -Planet Code (speed + rotation): Hanna Doerr, Nicholas Iebba
    -Models + Texturing: Nicholas Iebba