POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.newusers : sunlight & night + day : Re: sunlight & night + day Server Time
25 Sep 2021 14:38:01 EDT (-0400)
  Re: sunlight & night + day  
From: Kenneth
Date: 27 Feb 2018 18:50:01
Message: <web.5a95ee01886a35cba47873e10@news.povray.org>
By the way, your looks_like sphere seems to be HUGE-- almost like a sky_sphere.
Its radius is scaled up by d_sun. Did you mean to do that?
>     looks_like{
>    {  sphere
>       {  0, dSun //Location is relative to the light_source, not the origin.
>          pigment { color rgb <1, 1.0, 0.85> }
>          //Give the Sun a glowing appearance:
>          finish { diffuse 0 ambient 1 } //POV-Ray 3.6.
>             //or
>          finish { diffuse 0 ambient 0 emission 1 } //POV-Ray 3.7.

Maybe that's causing the problem. I would suggest something like...
looks_like{sphere{0, --some other smaller radius?---
(or maybe some fraction of d_sun)


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