Posts by FCVPI99

by FCVPI99
01.04.2018, 22:23
Forum: Celestia Users
Topic: space station(s)-Tiangong 2
Replies: 1
Views: 2073

space station(s)-Tiangong 2

so i know of teh space station ISS the model is in Celestia .. Tiangong 1 is set to reenter later today (hoping i see it) but i have yet to find a Tiangong 2 for Celestia ....Tiangong 2 is still up there just like ISS ... does anybody know of a Tiangong 2 model addon ?????
by FCVPI99
28.03.2018, 22:56
Forum: Textures
Topic: newbie VT question
Replies: 38
Views: 6047

Re: newbie VT question

no biggy thought i would do something good for Celestia doesnt hurt me any just the users as the single image works just fine on my system

and this is the file i have
by FCVPI99
28.03.2018, 17:32
Forum: Textures
Topic: newbie VT question
Replies: 38
Views: 6047

Re: newbie VT question

http://messenger.jhuapl.edu/Explore/Images.html#global-mosaics click Global Mosaics i only have 8 GB of ram but also have lots of V ram on HDD so im not worried about memory (i fig if i could make a mosaic in Photoshop that ends up to be a 8 GB file and i did it one a quadcore with 4 gb of ram im go...
by FCVPI99
28.03.2018, 16:15
Forum: Textures
Topic: newbie VT question
Replies: 38
Views: 6047

Re: newbie VT question

i open imagemagick and the try to open the pic i downloaded and it stops responding so it wont even open the image (MDIS_Monochrome_20170512_PDS16_256ppd_equirectangular.png - 2GB file) isnt there a program that isnt text/dos liked based you open the pic click VT put in the level settings weater it ...
by FCVPI99
28.03.2018, 13:45
Forum: Textures
Topic: newbie VT question
Replies: 38
Views: 6047

Re: newbie VT question

15 years later and we are still using Linux software in windows? i would have thought there would have been a windows alt i have never been able to run anything linux in windows besides Celestia itself i have DLed the nmtools and f-tex tool and they dont even work at all .. they open and then close ...
by FCVPI99
27.03.2018, 20:56
Forum: Celestia Users
Topic: Celestia 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 4213

Re: Celestia 2018

john your leaving celestia? that sucks i love ur addons!! the VT's are great
im hoping to crunch a mid size 1.9 GB mercury pic into a VT .. thats if i can find software that will work i ran into a problem in the VT for dummies guide one if the inductions just wont work the way its wrote
by FCVPI99
27.03.2018, 20:02
Forum: Textures
Topic: newbie VT question
Replies: 38
Views: 6047

newbie VT question

i have read the VT for dummies and had a problem doing the set in installing of Netpbm in Cygwin i have a big old new CPU with nothing for it to do so lets play with images i have a 1.9 GB pic from nasa of mercury-Morphology Mosaic (from space images ) and id like to crunch it into a VT but again th...
by FCVPI99
27.03.2018, 13:36
Forum: Celestia Users
Topic: Celestia 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 4213

Re: Celestia 2018

your right i wont be able to make something as complete as Celestia Origin with stuff from the motherload .. so il shift my project to Celestia Origin "Optimized" kinda has a nice ring to it
by FCVPI99
26.03.2018, 17:21
Forum: Celestia Users
Topic: Celestia 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 4213

Re: Celestia 2018

good looking out .. ya i must have missed the C-O version (dont know how) cuz i DLed 1.7 from your place thanks Janus works pretty ok this IS pretty much what i was going for!! although .... a startup time of over 20 seconds on a ryxen 5 is a lil much ... reading all the extra ssc files just like my...
by FCVPI99
26.03.2018, 13:16
Forum: Celestia Users
Topic: Celestia 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 4213

Re: Celestia 2018

great grandma always said never give at the door always at the office and never click on bat files you have no clue about in the days of spyware malware and data mining you never know what you can be clicking - i guess its just me who is still old school and doesnt click on files i dont know that ha...
by FCVPI99
26.03.2018, 04:42
Forum: Celestia Users
Topic: Celestia 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 4213

Re: Celestia 2018

yes i know i guess i just dont like the bat thing and the wired header on most all the text files really all you need to do is take all the folders that have changed and overwrite and or copy the models and texture files and edit the data files and really when you have this kinda project size why no...
by FCVPI99
25.03.2018, 13:22
Forum: Celestia Users
Topic: Celestia 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 4213

Re: Celestia 2018

FarGetaNik TY for the link il DLed and will test it out virtual textures those are the ones with level 0 level 1 ect right? cuz those are the ones i kinda prefer sorry Art Blos didnt mean to offend you its just OCD wise your work is just to messy for me lots of work has to be done behind the ssc fil...
by FCVPI99
24.03.2018, 23:12
Forum: Celestia Users
Topic: Celestia 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 4213

Re: Celestia 2018

think this is the best i have seen messenger.jhuapl.edu's 23K(?) Mercury Surface Map its a lil slow since its a 760 mb PNG but its the best looking witch my point is to do real looking planets. I wanted to use John van Vliet's mercury map cuz it works better and faster but its more of a black and wh...
by FCVPI99
24.03.2018, 16:06
Forum: Celestia Users
Topic: Celestia 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 4213

Re: Celestia 2018

hodgepodge like Celestia Origin is not what im going for Celestia Origin is a complete mess (sorry to say) all it is is a bunch of addon dumped into the extra folder making is slower... if your replacing the mercury textures you have to delete the old ones change the ssc files to point to the new on...
by FCVPI99
24.03.2018, 00:57
Forum: Celestia Users
Topic: Celestia 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 4213

Celestia 2018

hi all old newbie so i want to make a version of my own using the best res pics and newest data ... i have done it before years ago using mostly John van Vliet addons with the muti level of pics but are those really the best ? i would think the higher the K number (1,2,4,8,16,32) the better - yes? a...
by FCVPI99
09.12.2012, 04:02
Forum: Help Central
Topic: help in customizing my celestia
Replies: 7
Views: 3903

Re: help in customizing my celestia

ok thank you i understand now
by FCVPI99
06.12.2012, 16:09
Forum: Help Central
Topic: help in customizing my celestia
Replies: 7
Views: 3903

Re: help in customizing my celestia

nope there is no orbit color "Earth" "Sol" { Texture "earth.*" NightTexture "earthnight.*" # SpecularTexture "earth-spec.*" Color [ 0.85 0.85 1.0 ] SpecularColor [ 0.8 0.8 0.85 ] SpecularPower 25.0 HazeColor [ 1 1 1 ] HazeDensity 0.3 Radius 6378.140 ...
by FCVPI99
05.12.2012, 18:05
Forum: Help Central
Topic: help in customizing my celestia
Replies: 7
Views: 3903

help in customizing my celestia

ok so planets in sol system have blue orbits others are brown

what i want to do it change some brown orbits to blue like pluto ceres UB-313 and others is there a way to do this ???
by FCVPI99
13.05.2010, 20:28
Forum: Help Central
Topic: celestia 1.6.0 and stars/planets
Replies: 9
Views: 3274

Re: celestia 1.6.0 and stars/planets

i dont know which one it would be this is the one im working with http://exoplanet.eu/catalog-all.php?&munit=&runit=&punit=&mode=14&more= BTW whats up with the site i haven't been able to get here for a few days i would lost what i have done so far but every file type i save it i...
by FCVPI99
09.05.2010, 02:51
Forum: Help Central
Topic: celestia 1.6.0 and stars/planets
Replies: 9
Views: 3274

Re: celestia 1.6.0 and stars/planets

thank you much

after i check it all would u like me to post my findings? or should i just let it go

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