POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.newusers : shadows/sunlight : Re: shadows/sunlight Server Time
7 Aug 2022 14:25:56 EDT (-0400)
  Re: shadows/sunlight  
From: Tor Olav Kristensen
Date: 5 Dec 2020 13:20:01
Message: <web.5fcbcf3b60c1d92ecf840be00@news.povray.org>
Ash Holsenback <no### [at] spamcom> wrote:
> On 12/5/20 12:41 PM, Tor Olav Kristensen wrote:
> > You have hidden your light source inside at least one opaque sphere.
> > So I think that your problem is not a lack of shadows...
> i think the 1st sphere after the light source is the sun... lol didn't
> account for that 2nd object

Ok. After re-indenting I see that the last sphere (the moon ?) is in the union
with the earth sphere - and it is moved away from the origin, so the light
source is inside a single opaque sphere only.

So your suggestion to use looks_like (the sun sphere) for the light source is
the way to go.

Tor Olav

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