Posts by toutatis

by toutatis
30.05.2018, 16:58
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1245
Views: 108716

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

toutatis, hey. If I see again that you are demanding money for any your add-ons, I will block your account.
Alexell... Did you seen it again??? I earn well with my main job... so no worries...
by toutatis
30.05.2018, 16:43
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1245
Views: 108716

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

Thanks very much Gironde... :smile: :smile: :smile:
but I made this TDRS...
by toutatis
30.05.2018, 10:22
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1245
Views: 108716

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

Gironde... in COSMOS 2237 SSC file... TLE DATA from NORAD gives the orbital elements for the Earth Mean Equator... not for Ecliptic... so there in SSC file no need to write Orbit frame... Celestia will use the Earth Mean Equator by default...

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Use this...
by toutatis
30.05.2018, 09:41
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1245
Views: 108716

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

Hey Gironde... Thanks a lot for COSMOS 2237 ! :smile: :smile: :smile: :clap:

Try Wings 3D... I use it often
by toutatis
30.05.2018, 09:11
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1245
Views: 108716

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

Does anyone having practice in 3D software can put everything in order: add textures, add antennas, ...

I learning this work... hope with time I will be an professional... lol :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin:
by toutatis
30.05.2018, 02:14
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1245
Views: 108716

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

Hi guys... Okay I can see that work with spacecrafts is continues... great!... Thanks... I got lot of work these days but I made this... TDRS 3.. 5.. 7.. 10... 12.. TDRS satellites with a big antennas, so I use this model ( modified it a bit ) 5 geostationary satellites... need only change Orientati...
by toutatis
29.05.2018, 02:25
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1245
Views: 108716

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

hello Toutatis, thank you for explications but Suddenly, my head hurts ! :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin: :think: Hi Gironde... Yes, I can understand it... :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin: I retrieved the 3D file for TDRS 11, geostationary communication satellite from NASA TDRS 12 and TDRS 13 are from th...
by toutatis
29.05.2018, 02:15
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1245
Views: 108716

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

Hi Toutatis. I just tested your TESS model, very nice, but it has a bit cahotic rotation. So I checked the ssc file, and I found that Orientation is "[ 250 1 0 0 ]" instead of "270 1 0 0" that produces a rotation around TESS longitudinal axis. What is the correct axis angle, 250...
by toutatis
28.05.2018, 13:10
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1245
Views: 108716

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

Hey guys... XYXV-file for OSIRIS-REx journey is ready... let's prepare model of this spacecraft for an add-on... I will do SSC file too... ( The OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer) is a NASA asteroid study and sample-return mission. Lau...
by toutatis
28.05.2018, 13:04
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1245
Views: 108716

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

Thank you, Toutatis, very appreciated. :clap:
Bye

Soofy :smile:
:smile: :smile: :smile:
by toutatis
28.05.2018, 13:01
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1245
Views: 108716

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

I looked at these 3 sites and I find that they give conflicting definitions even in their own lines. They talk about the 2 focus points but we never know them. If you know the definition of semimajoraxis that goes well with Celestia, I'm interested. Hi Gironde... problem only that I do not know Eng...
by toutatis
27.05.2018, 16:15
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1245
Views: 108716

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

Add-on TESS... SSC file from "Celestia Origin", I just changed it abit... + TESS (cmod model)...
by toutatis
27.05.2018, 15:57
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1245
Views: 108716

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

Hi Toutatis.
Can you please upload TESS ssc file?
And, just curious, why this one is 3DS only while your previous one was cmod too?
Thanks a lot.
Goofy :smile:

Okay Goofy... I will upload SSC file... and convert 3ds file to cmod file... just wait some mins plz... :smile:
by toutatis
27.05.2018, 03:55
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1245
Views: 108716

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

Today I want to start working with the main antenna for TESS... becoz at the 2 models that we have it looks not well in Celestia... :think:

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TESS Observatory with "new antenna"...
by toutatis
27.05.2018, 03:13
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1245
Views: 108716

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

TOPEX/Poseidon was a joint satellite mission between NASA, the U.S. space agency; and CNES, the French space agency, to map ocean surface topography. Launched on August 10, 1992, it was the first major oceanographic research satellite. TOPEX/Poseidon helped revolutionize oceanography by providing da...
by toutatis
26.05.2018, 13:49
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1245
Views: 108716

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

ra = apogee/2 ICESat : 594/2=297 IBEX : 330008/2=165004 rp = perigee/2 ICESat : 586/2=293 IBEX : 62855/2=31427.50 a = semimajoraxis = (apogee+perigee) /2 ICESat : 590 IBEX : 196431.50 e = eccenticity = (ra-rp) / (ra+rp) or e = 1 - 2/ [(ra/rp) +1] ICESat : 0.006779661 IBEX : 0.68001568 a = semimajor...
by toutatis
26.05.2018, 13:39
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1245
Views: 108716

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

The Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere (AIM) is a satellite to conduct a 26-month study of noctilucent clouds (NLCs). It is the ninetieth Explorer program mission and is part of the NASA-funded Small Explorer program (SMEX). On April 25, 2007 AIM was boosted into a 600 km (370 mi) high polar orbit by...
by toutatis
26.05.2018, 13:25
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1245
Views: 108716

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

I was attentive to what you emphasize but that's what I find on wikipedia: Half-major axis a : half of the distance between the pericenter and the apocenter (the largest diameter of the ellipse). This parameter defines the absolute size of the orbit. It only makes sense in the case of an elliptical...
by toutatis
26.05.2018, 10:01
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1245
Views: 108716

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

Kepler Add-on... contains XYZV-file in the "data" folder... also changed SSC file...
by toutatis
26.05.2018, 08:35
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1245
Views: 108716

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

Now you can download ICESat and IBEX SSC file... now these spacecrafts in the orbits around the Earth in Celestia but not inside the Earth... Enjoy..

Added after 11 minutes 35 seconds:
Kepler Observatory XYZV file... soon... ( about hour )... timeframe from 12-05-2009 to 28-12-2019

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