POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.binaries.animations : Rotating Earth with day & night : Re: Rotating Earth with day & night Server Time
15 Jul 2024 06:23:40 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Rotating Earth with day & night  
From: Stephen
Date: 17 May 2017 08:11:01
Message: <591c3dd5$1@news.povray.org>
On 5/17/2017 12:34 PM, Bald Eagle wrote:
> I quickly cobbled this together last night after looking up the slope pattern,
> and doing a few rudimentary experiments.
> Aside from a few filename and copy/paste errors, it went pretty smoothly.
> Just a proof-of-concept, so nothing amazing with regard to composition,
> textures, finishes, video quality, etc.
> (Planetary image maps from:   http://planetpixelemporium.com/planets.html)

Neat! I like the way that the terminator is not sharp. I hadn't thought 
of using the slope pattern.
It is hard to be sure with the viewpoint. But does the Earth not rotate 
the other way?



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