POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.advanced-users : Speeding up media : Re: Speeding up media Server Time
3 Dec 2021 10:28:17 EST (-0500)
  Re: Speeding up media  
From: Mike Horvath
Date: 6 Feb 2021 22:43:00
Message: <601f61c4$1@news.povray.org>
On 2/5/2021 9:52 AM, jr wrote:
> hi,
> 
> Mike Horvath <mik### [at] gmailcom> wrote:
>> On 2/5/2021 5:59 AM, Mike Horvath wrote:
>>> I have a planetary atmosphere with both scattering and absorption
>>> interior media. It renders very slowly. Any tips on speeding it up? Thanks.
>>
>> Here is the media: ...
> 
> tweaking the code may gain you some, but, perhaps, you can cheat and clip the
> sphere/planet just behind the horizon, saving ~40%.
> 
> 

It's actually a cylinder or ring, so it reflects upon itself on the insides.


>>        [0 rgb 0/10]
> 
> confused why you don't write just '[0 rgb 0]'.
> 
> 
> regards, jr.
> 
> 

I use fractions a lot and like to keep the source code tidy.


Mike


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