On 16.11.20 20:23, Mätes wrote:
> Hi Povrayer,
> 2018 I worked with real height-data of planets and tried some
fly-over with help
> from Povrays height-fields.
> Here one of the Moon (Mare Imbrium) and two from Mars (Vallis
> Olympus Mons).
Nicely done... what vertical resolution did you use - 8 or 16 bit? The
Olympus Mons flyaround shows some "terraced" terrain usually seen with
8-bit grayscale heightfields...
> The DEM and the visual maps I downlaoded from the former NASA-Site
> (version 1).
> The resolution isnt the best, due to the former download-limit of
> Also there is some flickering in the movies, partially by switched-off
Meanwhile, there should be higher-quality data downloadable... if only
NASA servers would not be so chaotically structured!
I myself plan to do planetary flyovers with spherical "heightfields", i.
e. mesh2 reliefs wrapped around a sphere, like this:
Your nickname indicates that you're from Cologne - or at least the
bordering Ripuarian-speaking regions... am I right?
See you in Khyberspace!
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