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stellarium or cartes du ciel landscape question, directions off in the panorama, applied image?

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#1 markm75c

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Posted 13 November 2019 - 03:43 PM

I wasnt sure the best place to ask this one...

I've followed a few tutorials on creating a panoramic background for stellarium to overlay for the view (the local horizon with trees etc).

For the most part it worked, except now after loading it has the positioning of the directions wrong above the horizon.

Is there a way to fix this? I thought i read somewhere that there might be a way in a file to have it automatically adjust somehow, or do i need to redo the pano with the camera starting from a certain position (IE: maybe true south or just south and work westward?)

EDIT: i believe it may simply be "angle_rotatez=160.0" where the 160 in my case was the value i had to use to move the axis around on the image.

Not sure if a similar fix exists for cartes du ciel

Thanks in advance

Edited by markm75c, 14 November 2019 - 12:08 AM.


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Posted 13 November 2019 - 04:18 PM

Yep there is an easy XML setting that probably does this.

Instead I just edit one image file and replace it for Mars landscape instead.

Then you make due West in the very center of the image.

Details here:

https://www.cloudyni...here/?p=9722982

 

remember you can use a PNG image file [preserves alpha transparency] and alter the transparency of the ground or trees to know what isn't seen yet but have an idea of what is about to rise.....


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Posted 14 November 2019 - 04:27 PM

Yep there is an easy XML setting that probably does this.

Instead I just edit one image file and replace it for Mars landscape instead.

Then you make due West in the very center of the image.

Details here:

https://www.cloudyni...here/?p=9722982

 

remember you can use a PNG image file [preserves alpha transparency] and alter the transparency of the ground or trees to know what isn't seen yet but have an idea of what is about to rise.....

Thanks,

I also solved it with the "angle_rotatez=185.0" where the 185 in my case was the value i had to use to move the axis around on the image.

 

I guess i'd also like to find a similar setting for cartes du ciel if one exists.




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