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Post #961by MrSpace43 » 28.06.2023, 18:22

Some pics from mid-April of my take on Eris:
Eris1.png
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I tried going for some sort of mix between Ganymede and Pluto, hence the dark patches and cellular granules. I think it turned out nice.
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Post #962by SpaceExplorer » 08.08.2023, 23:50

Pluto and Charon
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Post #963by John Van Vliet » 09.08.2023, 02:40

just a ice world and a gasgiant
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Post #964by John Van Vliet » 09.08.2023, 20:19

two images of a mars like exo-planet
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Post #965by SpaceExplorer » 27.08.2023, 12:33

Solar System portrait
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Post #966by MrSpace43 » 08.09.2023, 04:08

Bored, so here's some random screenshots:
Rho CrB e.png
Volcano Pele.png
Arlo in Space.png
Lipperhey.png
Planet 9.png
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Post #967by Eric Nelson » 09.09.2023, 07:39

Hurricanes Idalia and Franklin around the time of their peak intensities.
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Hurricane Idalia and Franklin fairly close together in a pair as they peaked in intensity (both were category 4).

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Post #968by Lepestronik » 17.09.2023, 12:18

Eric Nelson wrote:Hurricanes Idalia and Franklin around the time of their peak intensities.
It's impressive. How did you add this to Celestia?

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Post #969by Eric Nelson » 18.09.2023, 19:10

It's impressive. How did you add this to Celestia?
I did read up about hurricane models being made long ago, but none of them were published besides Katrina, which can nowadays be found in the Celestia ED addon of the inner solar system via: http://www.celestiamotherlode.net/addon/addon_875.html
Modifying was the only way to this day unless the other models were published and remained.

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Conjunction of Jupiter and Uranus on 67P in 2498

Post #970by EarthMoon » 22.09.2023, 20:03

A nice conjunction of Jupiter and Uranus in 30th September 2498, seen from 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
(I created a JPL Horizons .xyzv trajectory for it from 1600 to 2500, so it's a great coincidence that it happens about 1.5 years before the end of the trajectory)
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Description of the left view:
The brown-white sphere on the left is Jupiter, the small object next to it is Europa, the bright dot on the right is Uranus and the object above Uranus is Io.
Description of the right view:
The bright spot is Jupiter and Uranus.

Note: The bluish background is caused by the tail of 67P.

The cel:// URL for the view (it doesn't need my 67P .xyzv because the observer is following nothing (free float)):
cel://Follow/Sol:Earth:ISS:/2498-09-30T08:46:11.07921?x=AAAN5tusZuYb&y=AHDEQiGER7r+/////////w&z=AAAk95wDp1u2/////////w&ow=-0.12447&ox=0.0221576&oy=-0.991966&oz=-0.00451811&fov=0.247972&ts=1&ltd=0&p=1&rf=4052883&lm=4160&tsrc=0&ver=3
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Post #971by MrSpace43 » 14.11.2023, 16:52

My artistic impression of what Proxima b would look like:
Proxima Centauri b.png
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Post #972by bh » 15.11.2023, 20:13

Tracking V380 Ori

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regards...bh.

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VY Canis Majoris and WOH G64

Post #973by Eric Nelson » 01.12.2023, 04:28

VY Canis Majoris and WOH G 64.
The top 2 largest stars we may have ever discovered.

Each pixel in these screenshots is equal to Sol’s width in the 1,920x1,037 px resolution.
A width of 1,500 px in these highlights the maximum theoretical sustained size for a star in our current theory of stellar evolution (which’s around 1,500 x that of Sol).

The field of view was modified to minimize angular distortion by their 3-dimensional shapes regarding distance.

If either one of these stars replaced Sol, then per their calculations, their photospheres would engulf the orbit of Jupiter.

Dust clouds enshroud both stars.
Inspired by SpaceStalker's Stephenson 2-18 addon; https://celestia.mobi/resources/item?item=6E8719CA-3216-46C0-8478-CB7F81FC0B49
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VY Canis Majoris is currently calculated to be around 1,420 +/- 120 Solar radii.
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WOH G 64 is currently calculated to be around 1,540 +/- 77 Solar radii.
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Pi1 Gruis

Post #974by Eric Nelson » 02.12.2023, 23:36

Pi1 Gruis is a binary star system containing a red giant and main sequence yellow dwarf star.
The primary companion has a spectral type of S5.
The secondary companion has a spectral type of G0V.
The field of view was modified to minimize angular distortion by their 3-dimensional shapes regarding distance.
1 pixel on each image is Sol's width.
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Pi1 Gruis A is calculated to be at least 350 x Sol's radius.
Pi1 Gru B.png
Pi1 Gruis B is calculated to be at least 1.2 x Sol's radius.

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Post #975by MrSpace43 » 04.12.2023, 00:15

On this day, 50 years ago, Pioneer 10 became the first spacecraft to enter the outer solar system, and explore the planet Jupiter.

Like with the 40th anniversary of Voyager 2's Saturnian encounter, I decided to take this screenshot for the 50th anniversary of Pioneer 10's flyby of Jupiter.
Pioneer 10 Jupiter.png
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