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Old 29-10-2008, 10:02 AM   #1
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in my atmosphere ramp layer, the blue glow is showing up in the shadow where it should be completely dark. I have raytrace shadows on, I have it set to completely transparent for the area in the shadow of the earth. whats wrong?


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Old 29-10-2008, 09:02 PM   #2
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Have you tried moving the black part of the ramp further towards the middle?

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I don't know about the ramp shader but you might want to create the atmosphere as a separate geometry and play around with facing ratio and transparency...
BTW, the atmosphere is way to far off the surface of the planet.
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