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by john71
Today, 07:55
Forum: Celestia Users
Topic: Pictures from Celestia
Replies: 722
Views: 153616

Re: Pictures from Celestia

Jupiter with new texture (even more detail): Jupiter 2021 07-1.png Jupiter 2021 07-2.png Jupiter 2021 07-3.png Jupiter 2021 07-4.png Jupiter 2021 07-5.png Lake Garda imported from Google using BlenderGIS: https://github.com/domlysz/BlenderGIS/wiki Lake Garda-1.png Lake Garda-2.png Lake Garda-3.png
by john71
Today, 05:45
Forum: Celestia Users
Topic: orbiter sim is now opensource
Replies: 1
Views: 45

Re: orbiter sim is now opensource

I like Orbiter, this is good news. Thanks for sharing!
by john71
22.07.2021, 12:12
Forum: Celestia Users
Topic: Pictures from Celestia
Replies: 722
Views: 153616

Re: Pictures from Celestia

Even bigger exo-ocean:

Exo ocean-2.png
Exo ocean-3.png
by john71
19.07.2021, 07:15
Forum: Celestia Users
Topic: Pictures from Celestia
Replies: 722
Views: 153616

Re: Pictures from Celestia

Planetographic [ 77.428 18.52 0.5 ]

If it's not working, then you have to rotate the mesh in Anim8tor, before converting it to cmod.
by john71
18.07.2021, 14:52
Forum: Celestia Users
Topic: Pictures from Celestia
Replies: 722
Views: 153616

Re: Pictures from Celestia

trappistplanets wrote:how do you make the water have 3d "terrain"??

Blender->plane->Ocean effect->Anim8tor->cmod->cmod bin to ascii->adding texture and specular texture and color->ssc SurfaceObject
by john71
18.07.2021, 12:51
Forum: Celestia Users
Topic: Pictures from Celestia
Replies: 722
Views: 153616

Re: Pictures from Celestia

Fictive ocean world:

GJ1214-8.png
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by john71
16.07.2021, 17:54
Forum: Celestia Users
Topic: Pictures from Celestia
Replies: 722
Views: 153616

Re: Pictures from Celestia

White Knight Two and SpaceShipTwo at 10km:

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SpaceShipTwo-4.png
SpaceShipTwo-5.png
by john71
11.07.2021, 18:12
Forum: Celestia Users
Topic: Pictures from Celestia
Replies: 722
Views: 153616

Re: Pictures from Celestia

Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo Unity 22 mission:

Virgin Galactic-1.png
Virgin Galactic-2.png
Virgin Galactic-3.png
Virgin Galactic-4.png
by john71
08.07.2021, 11:08
Forum: Celestia Users
Topic: Pictures from Celestia
Replies: 722
Views: 153616

Re: Pictures from Celestia

Kepler-22 b 16k from NASA texture:

Kepler-22-1.png
Kepler-22-2.png
Kepler-22-3.png
Kepler-22-4.png


Added after 5 hours 15 minutes:
Proxima Centauri b 16k from NASA texture:

Proxima-1.png
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Proxima-3.png
Proxima-4.png
by john71
06.07.2021, 17:28
Forum: Celestia Users
Topic: Pictures from Celestia
Replies: 722
Views: 153616

Re: Pictures from Celestia

SevenSpheres wrote:Probably here or here.

Yes, from the second one.

DrJMOS's links.
by john71
06.07.2021, 07:39
Forum: Celestia Users
Topic: Pictures from Celestia
Replies: 722
Views: 153616

Re: Pictures from Celestia

OGLE-2005-BLG-390L b 16k from NASA textures:

Ogle-1.png

Ogle-2.png

Ogle-3.png

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Added after 3 hours 34 minutes:
59 Vir b 16k based on a NASA texture:

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by john71
05.07.2021, 14:23
Forum: Help Central
Topic: Celestial Matters site alive again!
Replies: 21
Views: 3945

Re: Celestial Matters site alive again!

"Due to personal reasons the project is on hold".

That would be sufficient, if it is the case. I hope that not everybody is affected by the same problem. It would be highly unlikely.
by john71
05.07.2021, 07:29
Forum: Help Central
Topic: Celestial Matters site alive again!
Replies: 21
Views: 3945

Re: Celestial Matters site alive again!

Let's be clear, no one is accusing no one. We are saying that disappearing with a publicly hyped project is not very nice. Letting down their fans is not very nice. I hope they will eventually release the software. This is the best way they can prove their good intensions. By the way, they can retra...
by john71
05.07.2021, 05:31
Forum: Help Central
Topic: Celestial Matters site alive again!
Replies: 21
Views: 3945

Re: Celestial Matters site alive again!

ajtribick wrote:I guess they had other priorities than resurrecting a low-traffic forum. The actual developer discussions took place elsewhere anyway.

Oh well then would you be so kind to tell us the address of the project's new website?

You know, to reach the free utilities?
by john71
04.07.2021, 17:25
Forum: Help Central
Topic: Celestial Matters site alive again!
Replies: 21
Views: 3945

Re: Celestial Matters site alive again!

A software project taking a lot longer than planned does not mean the initial estimates were deliberate lies. Missing a deadline is usual, but disappearing with hundreds of hours of forum threads and with a lot of emotional investment is very-very unusual. Should I say insulting? If Celestia.sci wa...
by john71
04.07.2021, 16:24
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1650
Views: 414091

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

viewtopic.php?f=30&t=20767

viewtopic.php?f=21&t=20750

You can use a NASA model to make a cmod version.

Perseverance and Ingenuity can be created easily.
by john71
04.07.2021, 15:06
Forum: Help Central
Topic: Celestial Matters site alive again!
Replies: 21
Views: 3945

Re: Celestial Matters site alive again!

To be honest, I don't really care about Celestia.sci anymore.

But Fridger should at least release the old utilities, which were free for years.

He could post them here.
by john71
13.06.2021, 18:41
Forum: Development
Topic: New keyword commands in Celestia 1.7
Replies: 2
Views: 404

Re: New keyword commands in Celestia 1.7

OK, no problem, but some information would be nice. After all this is the central repository of Celestia knowledge...
by john71
13.06.2021, 08:58
Forum: Development
Topic: New keyword commands in Celestia 1.7
Replies: 2
Views: 404

New keyword commands in Celestia 1.7

It would be very useful to collect the new keyword commands in Celestia 1.7.

Please share any NEW 1.7 keyword commands and the information about their usage here.

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