Posts by John Van Vliet

by John Van Vliet
26.09.2020, 00:53
Forum: Help Central
Topic: Saturn texture with Cassini data?
Replies: 4
Views: 126

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: 126

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: 132

Hyperion

Saturns moon Hyperion

Mapped 0 to 360
Working.MapIP.png




the cmod and texture
Hyperion.zip
(4.72 MiB) Downloaded 9 times
by John Van Vliet
06.07.2020, 02:09
Forum: Help Central
Topic: Spice spacecraft rotation model not working
Replies: 3
Views: 336

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: 336

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: 483

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: 454

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: 596

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: 130
Views: 84084

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: 2939

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: 946

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: 2939

Re: Creating Realistic Gas Giant Textures

i would help but my help is not wanted
by John Van Vliet
15.06.2020, 02:32
Forum: Textures
Topic: Venus like exoplanet
Replies: 9
Views: 688

re

these planet maps are proceduraly generated in blender and not 100% accurate

anyway Venuses volcanoes and flatish and not really tall
more like mud volcanoes

the nice thing about proceduraly generated maps is i can make a ton of them on a variation on a theme
by John Van Vliet
14.06.2020, 01:14
Forum: Bugs
Topic: very annoying cloud bug
Replies: 17
Views: 807

Re: very annoying cloud bug

can you post a link to the thread / the zip/rar file

then i can take a look at it ( and at the ssc file )
by John Van Vliet
14.06.2020, 01:09
Forum: Modelling
Topic: why is the textures on the objects with cmod files dissapering
Replies: 12
Views: 1199

Re: why is the textures on the objects with cmod files dissapering

i can not tell from the screenshot


but there is a bug that elongates the cmod and causes it to disappear , intermittently, on mouse movement
-- it is a nvidia bug --
by John Van Vliet
13.06.2020, 01:45
Forum: Textures
Topic: Venus like exoplanet
Replies: 9
Views: 688

Venus like exoplanet

as the title states this is a venus like exoplanet

Created using Blender
vl1.png

vlg1.png


and the 4k maps

VenusLike5.png


VenusLikeClouds5.png


VenusLikeNormal5.png
by John Van Vliet
13.06.2020, 01:33
Forum: Bugs
Topic: very annoying cloud bug
Replies: 17
Views: 807

re

i see a bug like this when the cloud speed is NOT set to 0 ( zero) on large cloud textures

check the ssc file and see if the cloud speed is 0 or not
by John Van Vliet
12.06.2020, 15:48
Forum: Textures
Topic: Random gas giant
Replies: 12
Views: 946

Re: Random gas giant

i use a terminal only plugin to "Hugin" called "panotools" to convert the cube maps into a simplecylindrical map https://metacpan.org/pod/distribution/Panotools-Script/bin/erect2cubic https://metacpan.org/pod/distribution/Panotools-Script/bin/cubic2erect https://github.com/gitpan...

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