Posts by Yarlan Zey

by Yarlan Zey
07.12.2019, 23:49
Forum: Development
Topic: Celestia 1.7.0 Development Thread
Replies: 946
Views: 240439

Re: Celestia 1.7.0 Development Thread

Is this still being developed?

I'm hoping that it will resolve some of the display issues I've noticed, namely "flattened" star colors and magnitudes. It could be my computer, but all the stars look to be about equally bright, and all plain white.
by Yarlan Zey
21.11.2018, 04:41
Forum: Celestia Users
Topic: Stellar magnitude and color ranges seem "flattened".
Replies: 6
Views: 3582

Re: Stellar magnitude and color ranges seem "flattened".

Thanks, I'll be looking out for that.
by Yarlan Zey
17.11.2018, 03:40
Forum: Celestia Users
Topic: Stellar magnitude and color ranges seem "flattened".
Replies: 6
Views: 3582

Re: Stellar magnitude and color ranges seem "flattened".

pirogronian wrote:Probably it is impossible. Solution may be additional renderer parameter.

Do you mean ticking one or more additional boxes in the render options, or something else that the developers would have to build into the product?
by Yarlan Zey
16.11.2018, 23:37
Forum: Celestia Users
Topic: Stellar magnitude and color ranges seem "flattened".
Replies: 6
Views: 3582

Re: Stellar magnitude and color ranges seem "flattened".

Here's a more recent photo of the Pleiades, taken with with a faster 50mm lens at ~f/2.5, ISO 3200, 4" exposure. Again, the resulting original JPEG image was post-processed as described above to improve contrast and overall appearance. Link In this image you can find stars that go all the way d...
by Yarlan Zey
27.05.2018, 08:28
Forum: Celestia Users
Topic: Stellar magnitude and color ranges seem "flattened".
Replies: 6
Views: 3582

Stellar magnitude and color ranges seem "flattened".

It's possible that I'm mis-remembering how Celestia has looked in the past, and it's been a while since I last looked at it. But when I look at it now, the range of magnitudes seems to be "flattened", so that bright stars don't stand out as much as they do IRL. For instance, in the followi...

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