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  Re: Locus of a moving point?  
From: Alain
Date: 13 Sep 2018 20:23:23
Message: <5b9aff7b@news.povray.org>
Le 18-09-13 à 19:46, Mike Horvath a écrit :
> On 9/13/2018 3:31 PM, Kenneth wrote:
>> Actually, it might be a simple procedure (but it's only my thought 
>> experiment,
>> beware!) The planet needs some starting position; then use a #while or 
>> #for loop
>> to advance that position incrementally, adding a small sphere there 
>> each time.
>> At the end of the loop, add your planet object. There should be a 
>> visible trail
>> of spheres as the trajectory. I think!
>>
>>
>>
> 
> I have done this very thing in 2D, but it does not look nice or smooth.
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> Mike
Then, use a sphere_sweep using every 10th sphere.


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