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 Marineris and
The DEM and the visual maps I downlaoded from the former NASA-Site Map-A-Planet
The resolution isnt the best, due to the former download-limit of Map-A-Planet.
Also there is some flickering in the movies, partially by switched-off
The elevation is exaggerated by a factor 1.5 to 2, I dont know the exact values.
But a nice try I think, I would love to get additional and more detailed maps to
Unfortunately NASA shuts down the old site and replaced it by a much more
By the way:
This is the sub-board to present movies, right? Or the other animation
Its my 2nd post here, thats why I ask.
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