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2014 MU69

Post #1by Anthony_B_Russo10 » 03.01.2019, 08:05

This addon adds 2014 MU69 based off of recant data and a model based of New Horizons imagery.

Notes:
-The model is very rough due to my modeling but it is as close as I could make it.
-The model is not rotated correctly and it lacks a texture.

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Post #2by SpaceFanatic64 » 05.01.2019, 02:29

Maybe you could add a texture once you learn to UV map.

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Unfortunately, I have absolutely no modelling experience whatsoever, so I can't help you.
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Post #3by Anthony_B_Russo10 » 05.01.2019, 20:14

The problem is that I do not know how to add textures to models made in Blender.

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Update:

Added 132425 APL, New Horizons first flyby.
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Post #4by LukeCEL » 05.01.2019, 21:16

Anthony_B_Russo10 wrote:The problem is that I do not know how to add textures to models made in Blender.

Try going changing from "Object Mode" to "Edit Mode" (near the lower left), then on the menu on the left, go to "Shading/UVs". I think you choose "Cylinder Projection". (I don't really remember how to do it myself, but you can experiment with that.)

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Post #5by Anthony_B_Russo10 » 06.01.2019, 00:41

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The thing is that when in edit mode all it says is "Edit Mode" at the top and does nothing else.
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Post #6by LukeCEL » 06.01.2019, 01:28

Anthony_B_Russo10 wrote:The thing is that when in edit mode all it says is "Edit Mode" at the top and does nothing else.

Hmm. Is there no plus sign on the left side of the window? If there is, you can click on that and the menu should show:
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Post #7by Anthony_B_Russo10 » 06.01.2019, 06:26

Update:
Ultima know has a texture, but it's just a recolored asteroid texture since there are no official maps of Ultima.
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Post #8by SpaceFanatic64 » 06.01.2019, 16:28

Will this be updated again once official maps are available?
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Post #9by Anthony_B_Russo10 » 06.01.2019, 20:48

I don't know since this model is made of two spheres father then being one large model. Any way this was just made to be a basic model at some point someone from the Celestia Origin team will make a more accurate model at some point.
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Post #10by SpaceFanatic64 » 06.01.2019, 22:02

Actually there already is a 3D model of 2014 MU69 in Celestia Origin and it looks pretty accurate.
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Post #11by Anthony_B_Russo10 » 06.01.2019, 22:22

Well for generic use Celestia.
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Post #12by Limax7 » 08.01.2019, 13:45

Here is my version of Ultima Thule :) + spacecraft New Horizons

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and zip file with add on (New Horizons + Ultima Thule)
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see my animation of flyby

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Post #13by Anthony_B_Russo10 » 08.01.2019, 22:38

Now all that's needed is an official map of Ultima.
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