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5 Dec 2021 22:08:16 EST (-0500)
  Re: shadows/sunlight  
From: Julia
Date: 5 Dec 2020 15:50:06
Message: <web.5fcbf26b60c1d92ef22e2ddd0@news.povray.org>
"Julia" <nomail@nomail> wrote:
> "Tor Olav Kristensen" <tor### [at] TOBEREMOVEDgmailcom> wrote:
> > 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
> > http://subcube.com
> > https://github.com/t-o-k
>
> oh.. i shoud have said that its an amimation of the sum, the earth and the moon
>
> i think the probem is created by the finishes im using
> because if i change it from ambient it's bearly wisible
>
> thanks anyway, i will try to figure out something

i'm still trying but nothing seems to work any batter
do you have any other suggestions?
sorry for the trobule


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