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13 Aug 2022 14:56:14 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Area light media artifact  
From: Mike Horvath
Date: 10 Jan 2021 04:59:08
Message: <5ffacfec$1@news.povray.org>
It is not due to the isosurface. It is just the thin atmosphere.


Mike



On 1/10/2021 4:14 AM, Mike Horvath wrote:
> I think this actually has to do with the isosurface of the planet. I 
> will continue to investigate.
> 
> Mike
> 
> 
> On 1/10/2021 4:07 AM, Mike Horvath wrote:
>> I have a space ship orbiting a planet in my scene. The space ship has 
>> an area light in it that is visible from outside the ship through a 
>> window.
>>
>> The planet has a thin atmosphere using scattering and emission media.
>>
>> The combination of the two causes about half the planet to appear 
>> completely bright white. Changing the max_trace_level seems to have no 
>> effect.
>>
>> Is this a precision issue? Is there a way to fix this? Thanks.
>>
>>
>> Michael
>


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