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Old 07-09-2010, 12:09 PM   #1
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Hello all,

Tried to create a solar system yesterday. Please find below the link.

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Cool, nice job. Although Jupiter is spinning like a whirrlygig. Might want to slow it down a bit. Also it's a bit hard to get a feel for a spatial sense of the planets; if you pulled back a bit to show the orbits, that would look good.
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Hi maheshsubbiah
Also think about lighting, the sun is the sorce of light and the shadows should be dark or black............good work....dave
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@stwert: Thanks.

when i started making it I was using the table from the below mentioned link to make this project.

I started with a ratio where earths rotation 1 day= 1sec. =24 frames. Even with this ratio i was running into millions of frames for neptunes revolution around the sun.

So gave up the idea and started making it with approx.values. T

The wobbly movement of jupiter is bcoz the jupiter's inclination axis is 3 degrees. Was working perfect before but accidentally i must have freezed the transformations changing the local axes to world axes. I realised it after i rendered the complete thing. Thought i would get away with it and no one will notice it.

You got me there.


http://www.windows2universe.org/our_...ets_table.html

http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/inter...lanetSize.html


@Dave: I have used a point light inside the sun and played with the translucence values of the sun material. There is no other source of light other than the sun.

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That is pretty damn good mate!!! yes Old Jupiter has had one too many lagers by the looks of it..LOL.

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Thanks Bullet

Yeah U r right. A drunk jupiter

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