Posts by John Van Vliet

by John Van Vliet
05.01.2021, 18:25
Forum: Add-on development
Topic: Request for WR 104 , OGLE-2016-BLG-1928, and Blue Ring Planetary Nebula
Replies: 7
Views: 512

Re: Request for WR 104 , OGLE-2016-BLG-1928, and Blue Ring Planetary Nebula

for OGLE-2016-BLG-1928

i can make a texture set , i should look similar to a KBO

added latter ( 4k textures)
untitled.png


untitledNormal.png
by John Van Vliet
05.01.2021, 18:18
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: KBO 2018_vg18
Replies: 11
Views: 641

Re: KBO 2018_vg18

will you make a version of this that doesn't need the lua tools? this dose not require lua tools it uses SPICE on linux spice needs to be installed and celestia built from source ( with spice support) on windows i think it is already built in on most builds On Apple ??? i do not know , so.... i run...
by John Van Vliet
26.12.2020, 22:31
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: KBO 2018_vg18
Replies: 11
Views: 641

KBO 2018_vg18

this is a SPICE add on for the KBO 2018_vg18 AKA "Far Out"

the zip file on my G-drive -- 49.4 Meg
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1x5Q1BiDSbPajzSxhpfciTlnMt8_foJ8P/view?usp=sharing

2018_vg18.1.png

2018_vg18.2.png
by John Van Vliet
25.12.2020, 02:24
Forum: Bugs
Topic: clicking a emptey part of space randomly crashes celestia
Replies: 21
Views: 1066

Re: clicking a emptey part of space randomly crashes celestia

trappistplanets

What operating system are you using and what version of Celestia is this ?
by John Van Vliet
29.11.2020, 05:57
Forum: Utilities
Topic: Help
Replies: 6
Views: 634

Re: Help

i am assuming you want the Microsoft windows tool and not the Linux bash script i created ?
by John Van Vliet
16.10.2020, 19:51
Forum: Textures
Topic: Splitting big planet bitmap into titles
Replies: 3
Views: 636

Re: Splitting big planet bitmap into titles

i do it is a script that uses the VPIS image lib https://github.com/libvips/libvips/releases you might also want to use the GUI to the lib - called Nip2 https://github.com/libvips/nip2 #! /bin/bash function min () { if(( $1 < $2 )); then echo $1 else echo $2 fi } if [ $# -lt 3 -o "$1" = &q...
by John Van Vliet
26.09.2020, 00:53
Forum: Help Central
Topic: Saturn texture with Cassini data?
Replies: 4
Views: 450

Re: Saturn texture with Cassini data?

you mean this one
4k.Sat.png
by John Van Vliet
25.09.2020, 16:02
Forum: Help Central
Topic: Saturn texture with Cassini data?
Replies: 4
Views: 450

Re: Saturn texture with Cassini data?

yup that was me

here is the texture
jvv1a_saturn.png
by John Van Vliet
05.09.2020, 01:16
Forum: Modelling
Topic: Hyperion
Replies: 2
Views: 429

Hyperion

Saturns moon Hyperion

Mapped 0 to 360
Working.MapIP.png




the cmod and texture
Hyperion.zip
(4.72 MiB) Downloaded 28 times
by John Van Vliet
06.07.2020, 02:09
Forum: Help Central
Topic: Spice spacecraft rotation model not working
Replies: 3
Views: 624

Re: Spice spacecraft rotation model not working

for those that do not know the spice kernels are here
ftp://naif.jpl.nasa.gov/pub/naif/VOYAGER/kernels/
by John Van Vliet
05.07.2020, 15:33
Forum: Help Central
Topic: Spice spacecraft rotation model not working
Replies: 3
Views: 624

Re: Spice spacecraft rotation model not working

here is a copy of my ssc file "Voyager 1" "Sol" { Class "spacecraft" Mesh "Voyager.bin.cmod" MeshCenter [ 0 0 0 ] Radius 0.01 Orientation [ 0 1 0 0 ] Timeline [ ######## dec. 1980 to end { OrbitFrame { EclipticJ2000 { Center "Sol"}} BodyFrame { Equat...
by John Van Vliet
02.07.2020, 01:40
Forum: Textures
Topic: How to change this map's color into this?
Replies: 2
Views: 764

Re: How to change this map's color into this?

basically you can not

However

you can desaturate the red and yellow
add some cyan to the image

and lower the contrast

and maybe get close
by John Van Vliet
27.06.2020, 07:10
Forum: Help Central
Topic: Virtualtex taking too LONG
Replies: 3
Views: 754

Re: Virtualtex taking too LONG

Windows 10, running virtualtex on Cygwin, Version 10.0.17134 Build 17134
so you are running a linux build through CygWin


THAT RIGHT THERE WILL CAUSE ALL YOUR ISSUES

run a native install of Celestia
by John Van Vliet
25.06.2020, 02:54
Forum: Celestia Users
Topic: Installation on Debian
Replies: 4
Views: 950

Re: Installation on Debian

WTF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! my entire post was deleted to to the FING capita levente i have a 100% debian clean build of Celestia the only thing is you have to build it https://github.com/JohnVV/MyCelestiaBuild i had a long post about installing from the debain reo...
by John Van Vliet
25.06.2020, 02:12
Forum: Celestia Users
Topic: CelestialMatters News
Replies: 131
Views: 89370

re

as the most prolific poster on CM he has not offered me a BETA preview yet
--- now to be fare i have not asked ---
by John Van Vliet
21.06.2020, 02:30
Forum: Textures
Topic: Creating Realistic Gas Giant Textures
Replies: 11
Views: 3628

Re: Creating Realistic Gas Giant Textures

For GC i would use MinGW on Windows MinGW is multy threaded http://www.mingw.org/ install mingw to ( this is from memory ) C://GunWin/Msys C://GunWin/MinGW add C://GunWin/Msys/bin and C://GunWin/MinGW/bin to your windows SYSTEM PATH !!!! and C://GunWin/MinGW/library to your windows LIBRARY $PATH add...
by John Van Vliet
21.06.2020, 02:10
Forum: Textures
Topic: Random gas giant
Replies: 12
Views: 1580

Re: Random gas giant

Tegmine i am guessing you are on MS Windows ? most likely Windows 10 ? here is the wiki page for installing on windows https://wiki.panotools.org/Install_Panotools-Script_on_Windows for linux use the python cpan tool and install from the comandline su - --- type in your root password ---- cpan Panot...
by John Van Vliet
19.06.2020, 02:14
Forum: Textures
Topic: Creating Realistic Gas Giant Textures
Replies: 11
Views: 3628

Re: Creating Realistic Gas Giant Textures

i would help but my help is not wanted

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