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Spacecraft speed

Post #1by Garyw » 10.02.2020, 21:51

Hello,

I was just curious if there was a way to display the speed of a spacecraft in celestia with reference to the dominant gravity body, e.g. Earth for the ISS, the sun for Voyager, etc.

I can't see anything obvious - if there is a celx directive for this then that will be fine as I'm enjoying playing around with celx!

Thanks.

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Post #2by Lafuente_Astronomy » 10.02.2020, 22:25

Garyw wrote:I was just curious if there was a way to display the speed of a spacecraft in celestia with reference to the dominant gravity body, e.g. Earth for the ISS, the sun for Voyager, etc.

I can't see anything obvious - if there is a celx directive for this then that will be fine as I'm enjoying playing around with celx!

You can ask the devs about this.
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Post #4by Garyw » 11.02.2020, 13:21

That looks perfect as it's got the tangential speed - nice one and thank you!

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Post #5by Lafuente_Astronomy » 12.02.2020, 05:12

Garyw wrote:That looks perfect as it's got the tangential speed - nice one and thank you!

As always, you're welcome. Feel free to interact with us in the Discord as well :smile:
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Post #6by Anthony_B_Russo10 » 12.02.2020, 15:23

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Post #7by Lafuente_Astronomy » 12.02.2020, 22:21

Anthony_B_Russo10 wrote:The link is at the top of the page and in Lafuente's signature.

He's actually a member now. He first joined the server before posting in the Forum. I just encouraged him to chat with us in the Discord, since he's there already
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