Posts by Art Blos

by Art Blos
02.04.2020, 18:59
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Project "Celestia Origin", release dated December 30, 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 3200

Re: Project "Celestia Origin", release dated December 30, 2019

Added 299 real stars of the Andromeda II.
Andromeda II.png
by Art Blos
01.04.2020, 17:49
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Project "Celestia Origin", release dated December 30, 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 3200

Re: Project "Celestia Origin", release dated December 30, 2019

Added new 8K-texture of the Ceres. Quality of topographic map also increased to 8K.
Ceres-full.png
Ceres-term.png
Ceres-dawn.png
by Art Blos
31.03.2020, 20:06
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Project "Celestia Origin", release dated December 30, 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 3200

Re: Project "Celestia Origin", release dated December 30, 2019

Texture resolution for objects with models increased to 8K. To avoid problems, a separate subfolder has been created.
Enceladus-4k.png
Enceladus-8k.png

Tethys-4k.png
Tethys-8k.png
by Art Blos
30.03.2020, 08:32
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Project "Celestia Origin", release dated December 30, 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 3200

Re: Project "Celestia Origin", release dated December 30, 2019

pirogronian wrote:How do you generate stars.dat? More precisely, how do you generate main Celestia index numbers?
Ask this question here.
by Art Blos
27.03.2020, 20:10
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Project "Celestia Origin", release dated December 30, 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 3200

Re: Project "Celestia Origin", release dated December 30, 2019

Added 4K-alternative texture of Jupiter from 2019 year.
Jupiter-2019.PNG
by Art Blos
27.03.2020, 20:09
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Project "Celestia Origin", release dated December 30, 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 3200

Re: Project "Celestia Origin", release dated December 30, 2019

Added 1K-alternative texture of Jupiter from 1967 year.
Jupiter-1967.PNG
by Art Blos
19.03.2020, 19:50
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Project "Celestia Origin", release dated December 30, 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 3200

Re: Project "Celestia Origin", release dated December 30, 2019

Added new version of the stars.dat file based on the Gaia telescope data. The total number of stars reached 2,463,589 (excluding tens of thousands from other addons).
New stars base.png
by Art Blos
12.03.2020, 19:09
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Project "Celestia Origin", release dated December 30, 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 3200

Re: Project "Celestia Origin", release dated December 30, 2019

Added new category for ViDiBa - Temporary satellites.
Temporary satellites.png
by Art Blos
12.03.2020, 19:07
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Project "Celestia Origin", release dated December 30, 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 3200

Re: Project "Celestia Origin", release dated December 30, 2019

Added all confirmed temporary satellites of Earth: 1991 VG, 2006 RH120 and 2020 CD3.
1991 VG.png

2006 RH120.png

2020 CD3.png
by Art Blos
09.03.2020, 15:50
Forum: Physics and Astronomy
Topic: Astrophotography
Replies: 5
Views: 156

Re: Astrophotography

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Almost full Moon. 2020-03-08 20:06

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Bright full Moon in the Leo constellation. The head of Hydra is visible on the right. 2020-03-08 20:03

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Venus (true phase not visible). 2020-03-08 18:42,

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Ursa Major constellation. 2020-03-08 19:27

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Taurus constellation, Pleiades and Venus. 2020-03-08 19:57

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Orion constellation. Sirius on the left. 2020-03-08 19:37

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Sun through welding mask. 2020-03-09 15:24
by Art Blos
09.03.2020, 15:39
Forum: Physics and Astronomy
Topic: Astrophotography
Replies: 5
Views: 156

Re: Astrophotography

Last night, I drove out of town with a simple digital camera. This is my first experience of photographing the night sky. This topic was created very on time. :smile:
(I'll post the best soon)
by Art Blos
07.03.2020, 18:57
Forum: Add-on development
Topic: Poll: Exoplanet Catalogue planet ordering
Replies: 14
Views: 316

Re: Poll: Exoplanet Catalogue planet ordering

The Solar System is compatible with both conventions. The classical planets -- Mercury through Saturn -- have been known since antiquity and therefore there's no "discovery order" for them. Uranus and Neptune were discovered in the order of their distance as well. The order by discovery d...
by Art Blos
07.03.2020, 05:21
Forum: Add-on development
Topic: Poll: Exoplanet Catalogue planet ordering
Replies: 14
Views: 316

Re: Poll: Exoplanet Catalogue planet ordering

Better to act by analogy with the Solar system, where is the order by distance.
by Art Blos
05.03.2020, 18:51
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Project "Celestia Origin", release dated December 30, 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 3200

Re: Project "Celestia Origin", release dated December 30, 2019

Updated physical and orbital parameters of the asteroid (225088) 2007 OR10 and the moon S/2010 (225088) 1.

Assigned proper names: Gonggong and Xiangliu.

Gonggong & Xiangliu.png
by Art Blos
04.03.2020, 06:16
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Updated stars.dat including Gaia DR2 data (update 2020-02-15)
Replies: 49
Views: 1582

Re: Updated stars.dat including Gaia DR2 data (update 2020-02-15)

As a result, at the moment you will not modify the base?
by Art Blos
03.03.2020, 19:16
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Updated stars.dat including Gaia DR2 data (update 2020-02-15)
Replies: 49
Views: 1582

Re: Updated stars.dat including Gaia DR2 data (update 2020-02-15)

I have serious suspicions that all stars in red circle belong to the Large Magellanic cloud. Can you check this moment?
by Art Blos
03.03.2020, 17:39
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Project "Celestia Origin", release dated December 30, 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 3200

Re: Project "Celestia Origin", release dated December 30, 2019

Added patch v.10.3

ChangeLog:
  • Added comet С/2019 Y4 (ATLAS);
  • Added comet С/1844 Y1 (Great comet 1844);
  • Updated parameters of asteroid 2020 AV2.
2019 Y4 & 1844 Y1.png

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