Eclipses

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2005-06-28
2012-10-09
  • Nobody/Anonymous

    First to say: I agree with most of the people here; it is a great program. Congratulations.
    Eclipses seem to be simulated correctly. It would be nice if they are seen correctly in the whole scene. Right now you have to zoom in to the sun to see the moon moving in front of the sun but zoomed out nothing changes. It would be nice to see the scene darkening, maybe a corona at climax and then a relightening until eclipse is over.
    That would bring the final boost in realism.

     
    • Johan Meuris

      Johan Meuris - 2005-06-28

      The next release has realistic eclipses, hold on just a little longer.

       
    • Nobody/Anonymous

      Looking forward to it. To when is the next release expected?
      Another fine thing would be an enhanced time control. Not only accelerate and decelarate time but selecting a ceratain time step (i.e. 10 minutes or 1 year) and then changing the time according to these step forward or backward with "one-step" button.
      In addition to that a geat feature would be to plot traces onto the sky where celestrial bodies move over time. With this turned on and a time-step of 1 day the traceline would show the traveling sun throug all 13 signs of the zodiac.

       


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