POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.newusers : sunlight & night + day : Re: sunlight & night + day Server Time
25 Sep 2021 15:01:46 EDT (-0400)
  Re: sunlight & night + day  
From: folkert
Date: 1 Mar 2018 05:00:01
Message: <web.5a97cea4886a35cb2733f2c00@news.povray.org>
"Kenneth" <kdw### [at] gmailcom> wrote:
> 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?

Yes :-)
I wanted it to be as real as the real sun.

> >     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)

Hmmm but with the experiment you did it worked fine? The one with the box.


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