Does anyone know of updated Pluto textures.

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Does anyone know of updated Pluto textures.

Post #1by Janus » 24.08.2016, 03:12

I have seen some nice pictures of Pluto lately.

Does anyone have or know of an updated texture that is celestia compatible, or that can be made to be?

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Post #2by John Van Vliet » 24.08.2016, 04:08


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Post #3by omega13a » 24.08.2016, 04:09

I found some semi-fictional textures of Pluto that are based on the photos by New Horizon. Semi-fictional as in the northern hemisphere is real but the southern is not.

http://www.fedtrek.com/staff/omega13a/celestia/om ... axy/textures/medres/pluto4.jpg
http://www.fedtrek.com/staff/omega13a/celestia/om ... tures/medres/pluto4-normal.jpg
http://www.fedtrek.com/staff/omega13a/celestia/om ... extures/medres/pluto4-spec.jpg

Please note I did not make those.
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Post #4by FarGetaNik » 24.08.2016, 05:43

I've been working on a Pluto texture, it is based on the latest map published by NASA: http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA20658

I've done my best to adjust brightness and color to match reality as close as possible. The texture is aligned for use in Celestia. 48MB png
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B14NSu0PnA5xY2ZxUVBNTkVLMmM

John, your textures look great! It just seems they are based on some older maps? Feel free to use my texture to improve them ;)

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Post #5by FarGetaNik » 05.11.2016, 18:08

I made a new Pluto texture rom recent data - including some parts only illuminated by scattered light from it's atmosphere. I tried to reflect real color and albedo.

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I posted it on DeviantArt:

http://fargetanik.deviantart.com/art/Pluto-Texture-Map-12k-643938442

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Post #6by FarGetaNik » 28.07.2017, 11:03

Yet another update on Pluto now that USGS has released new surface and topography maps. Here are 16k surface and normal virtual textures:
Pluto Virtual Textures - Celestia Addon

pluto-vt.jpg

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Post #7by dani3ls » 28.07.2017, 14:45

The last picture is a visualisation or the real photo?

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Post #8by Franz » 01.08.2017, 19:20

omega13a wrote:I found some semi-fictional textures of Pluto that are based on the photos by New Horizon. Semi-fictional as in the northern hemisphere is real but the southern is not.

http://www.fedtrek.com/staff/omega13a/celestia/om ... axy/textures/medres/pluto4.jpg
http://www.fedtrek.com/staff/omega13a/celestia/om ... tures/medres/pluto4-normal.jpg
http://www.fedtrek.com/staff/omega13a/celestia/om ... extures/medres/pluto4-spec.jpg

Please note I did not make those.


That's my work :biggrin: Fully downloadable here
I made charon textures too here


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