These "solar systems" can be used in so many ways. The series example uses the framework to show lack of synchronization and planning. They can also be used to show order, hierarchy (distance from central object), multiple activities, coordination, and so many more.
The paths are drawn in two fields so that the central object can be layered on top of the back part of the path and they can be animated. You can add "planets" to the paths to represent activities, events, or ...
Notice that the paths have been drawn so that the central object can be labeled in most cases. It's important to be able to identify the pieces of these frameworks so that your concepts work.
The tutorial gives some great formatting tips for these frameworks: gradients to show depth, semitransparencies to represent a softer travel path, etc. Be sure to take a look.
Keywords: solar system, path revolve, order, hierarchy, coordination, synchronize, synchronization
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