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Post #201by Goofy » 10.06.2018, 11:47

Hi gironde.
You are right about the Proton-M model, the one you imported and modified for Celestia in one of the (numerous) versions built during the Proton long history.
To be sure of this I asked in Russian for "Proton-M versions" (a good way to solve doubts is to search in original language local pages :wink: ), and I found this:

https://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D0%9F%D1%80%D0%BE%D1%82%D0%BE%D0%BD_(%D1%80%D0%B0%D0%BA%D0%B5%D1%82%D0%B0-%D0%BD%D0%BE%D1%81%D0%B8%D1%82%D0%B5%D0%BB%D1%8C)

If you input the link in Google Translator you obtain a comprehensive page that gives the needed answers. :smile:
So thank you for the transparency correction, now it's perfect and moreover one of the best detailed space models in Celestia, very appreciated: :clap:

Very nice.JPG
Final version... very nice!
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Good detail


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Post #202by toutatis » 10.06.2018, 11:53

I love this model.

Strongly that the telescope is in operation to provide us with beautiful images of the universe.

Yes, that is great... :smile: :smile: :smile:

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Post #203by Croc » 10.06.2018, 12:15

Toutatis,

I love this model.

Strongly that the telescope is in operation to provide us with beautiful images of the universe.

Two translators translate "is in operation" as a verb in the present tense?

JWST is scheduled to be launched in May 2020. The telescope will be placed in the halo-orbit at the Lagrange point L2 of the Sun-Earth system...

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Post #204by gironde » 10.06.2018, 17:14

thank you Goofy

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Post #205by gironde » 10.06.2018, 17:29

Suzaku ex Astro-E2

X-Ray telescope - Japon
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Post #206by toutatis » 11.06.2018, 00:22

Landsat 8 is an American Earth observation satellite launched on February 11, 2013. It is the eighth satellite in the Landsat program; the seventh to reach orbit successfully. Originally called the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM), it is a collaboration between NASA and the United States Geological Survey (USGS). NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, provided development, mission systems engineering, and acquisition of the launch vehicle while the USGS provided for development of the ground systems and will conduct on-going mission operations.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landsat_8

Landsat 8
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Post #207by Croc » 11.06.2018, 03:35

Very well, the satellite Landsat 8 looks! :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Look at the guide Study of Planets Solar System-1. These are all the new models of satellites for Earth exploration developed by Toutatis and Gironde.
I have a question: "Why is the name of one satellite written with a hyphen, and the other without a hyphen?"

:smile: :smile: :smile:

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Post #208by gironde » 11.06.2018, 06:25

Croc,

This is Toutatis who is in the right. Norad Satcat and n2yo.com write Landsat 7 and Landsat 8. On the wiki they write Landsat-7 and Landsat-8.

This is not very important, just agree on the type of writing for everyone.

It is enough to edit the ssc concerned, that of the possible objects revolving around and for those using LUT5 it is necessary to edit the guide and to modify the target of the button.


When you download an add-on, there is always to check the adaptation to your own Celestia system (avoid conflicts with other add-on). It should not be forgotten that some satellites have the same name as planets, moons, asteroids or places on planets.

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Post #209by gironde » 11.06.2018, 08:02

Ariane 4 at Kourou Spatial Center

:hi:
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Post #210by gironde » 11.06.2018, 08:13

SAC-C modified

Orientation [ 180 1 0 0 ] # puts SAC-C facing the Earth


thank Croc

:hi:
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Post #211by Croc » 11.06.2018, 08:59

Ariane 4 at Kourou Spatial Center
:clap: :clap: :clap:
This is a very valuable addition for Celestia!
We need to look for other whole-scale models of rocket-carriers!
:smile: :smile: :smile:

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Post #212by gironde » 11.06.2018, 14:12

satellite TOMS-EP (NASA) used to study the ozone layer

:hi:

Could anyone explain to me how the Orientation function is used in ssc files? It takes me too much time to test.

:hi:
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Post #213by toutatis » 11.06.2018, 15:05

Made my own satellite today... called Toutatis 1... :biggrin: It's need to experiment with textures and materials...

Added after 6 minutes 46 seconds:
This satellite was made with Wings 3D and cmodview only...
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Post #214by toutatis » 11.06.2018, 15:18

Could anyone explain to me how the Orientation function is used in ssc files? It takes me too much time to test.

Yes, Gironde... it's need to test... that's not easy sometimes...

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Post #215by Croc » 11.06.2018, 15:43

Made my own satellite today... called Toutatis 1...
:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
:smile: :smile: :smile:

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Post #216by gironde » 11.06.2018, 17:39

In the same spirit as Toutatis and without consulting each other:

There are many satellites of which we do not have a 3D representation.
Among them there is Telstar 1, Hipparcos and Gaia. So I thought we could still capture their orbital parameters to see their orbits and names appear on Celestia's screen. So I made a generic 3D file represented by an "X". This cmod file has the advantage that it can be used for all non-existent 3D files. After that you just have to edit the ssc files with the help of the Norad or Horizon Satcat from Nasa's JPL (or n2yo.com).
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Post #217by toutatis » 12.06.2018, 03:22

Let's make Gipparcos model... need only more pictures of this spacecraft and a desire to work... :smile:

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there some pictures of Gipparcos... I think it not so hard to make a 3D model of it...
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Post #218by Croc » 12.06.2018, 04:53

Here is another photo of the Gipparcos telescope.

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Hipparcos satellite: testing in the Large Solar Simulator, ESTEC. Michael Perryman - own work.

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Let's build the youngest telescope with the simplest geometric shapes? This is Gaia's telescope!

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Model of Gaia Paris Air Show 2013. User:Pline

On April 25, 2018, the European Space Agency published on its website [23] the most detailed three-dimensional map of our galaxy in the history of mankind, containing information on the exact location and movement of almost 1.7 billion stars, as well as about 14 thousand asteroids of the solar system. The second data set (English Data Release 2, DR2) was held from July 25, 2014 to May 23, 2016. It is planned that Gaia will transmit information to Earth until 2020 to improve the 3D map

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Post #219by gironde » 12.06.2018, 06:59

Hello,

I rediscovered these 2 French sites dedicated to Celestia

http://celestiaaddons.wix.com/celestiaaddons

http://celestiasws.free.fr/pages/chargementussr.html

In the first, there is an add-on on Exomars TGO (Trace Gas Orbiter) which is a mission of ESA with a collaboration with Russia.

I've updated the orbital data and that's what it gives

On the second, there are scenarios on Russian missions with models that we do not have all (to discover)

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Bravo Toutatis to try to embark on the creation of 3D files

I tried Blender, Meshlab, Mesh Magic, I did not understand much.

Yet Blender looks very good. I found that Blender exports in 3DS (and others) but never the included textures.

:hi:
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Post #220by toutatis » 12.06.2018, 11:34

I have TGO spacecraft in Celestia from the start of this year... I sent this model to Croc even... :smile:
here is other add-on of it... 3d model by Wieczor... SSC- file by myself... orbital elements from HORIZONS (NASA)
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