POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.object-collection : The Bright Star Catalogue : Re: The Bright Star Catalogue Server Time
3 Jul 2022 19:04:52 EDT (-0400)
  Re: The Bright Star Catalogue  
From: Bald Eagle
Date: 14 Jan 2020 20:25:01
Message: <web.5e1e68c8e3b4c4164eec112d0@news.povray.org>
Cousin Ricky <ric### [at] yahoocom> wrote:

> A sky sphere would use a different formula, but the math would be similar.

Has anyone to date used the catalogue to generate a fairly realistic spherical
sky shell or a flat image useful for uv-mapping a sphere?

I'd like to be able to incorporate this into the solar system scene I've worked
on, if I get the time to focus on it, and I have another project where I'd like
to be able to look up from a given position on earth at a certain angle at a
given date and time and see a reasonably accurate view.

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