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by spacenginesimulator
06 Jul 2020 06:09
Forum: Science and Astronomy Discussions
Topic: I designed a crewed interstellar spacecraft
Replies: 3
Views: 482

I designed a crewed interstellar spacecraft

A-L-E-X wrote:
Were one or more of these methods supposed to be used in the Icarus Project and Project Orion?  I believe we could get to the Alpha Centauri system in less than 50 years in a generation ship using those methods.

Yes, Icarus would use nuclear fusion.
by spacenginesimulator
04 Jul 2020 19:55
Forum: Science and Astronomy Discussions
Topic: I designed a crewed interstellar spacecraft
Replies: 3
Views: 482

I designed a crewed interstellar spacecraft

Hi everybody, I would like to share with you a crewed interstellar spacecraft which I have designed and called Solar One. It employs a combination of 3 propulsion methods: nuclear fusion, beam-powered propulsion , and photon propulsion. Basically, several compact fusion reactors power a laser syste...
by spacenginesimulator
04 Jul 2020 19:52
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Physical simulation of the space engine
Replies: 21
Views: 4955

Physical simulation of the space engine

JackDole wrote:
ethos wrote:
Qr Bbpost Am i doing something wrong?

Yes.
You do not have to change the distance, but the FOV!
(But also the distance a bit, so that Mercury is visible before the sun.
And I recommend putting the 'Night side lights' down a bit.)
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thanks for the info
by spacenginesimulator
04 Jul 2020 19:50
Forum: Space Journeys
Topic: Planets with potentially breathable atmospheres
Replies: 364
Views: 77798

Planets with potentially breathable atmospheres

Pluto wrote:
This thread is simple, just post planets or moons that have atmospheres that seem breathable.

Here is one I found,

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i want to visit them !
by spacenginesimulator
04 Jul 2020 19:30
Forum: Space Journeys
Topic: Strange sightings
Replies: 217
Views: 54560

Strange sightings

miniluv73 wrote:
Earth's current texture map has a few interesting things going on with it...
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i wish explanets had that texture
by spacenginesimulator
04 Jul 2020 19:28
Forum: Space Journeys
Topic: Strange sightings
Replies: 217
Views: 54560

Odd pattern on Oceania moon...

So just a few minutes ago I came across this, and I have a suspicion that this is a bug along with a cool formation, but take a look: scr00053.jpg scr00054.jpg This is the moon   [color=rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.701961)] [color=rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.701961)][size=100][font=Whitney, Helvetica Ne...
by spacenginesimulator
04 Jul 2020 19:21
Forum: Mods and Addons
Topic: Expanded Universe
Replies: 4
Views: 602

Expanded Universe

miniluv73 wrote:
Oh, okay then. In that case...
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It's not much, just a minor star edit, plus a planet with two moons. I'll upload these onto my main addon page later.

wow
by spacenginesimulator
04 Jul 2020 16:36
Forum: Mods and Addons
Topic: COMMUNITY ADDON - binary/multiple stars fixes for SE
Replies: 37
Views: 18295

COMMUNITY ADDON - binary/multiple stars fixes for SE

54 Piscium with a brown dwarf as companion. So far not so in SpaceEngine // -*- coding: utf-8 -*- // Name: 54_Psc.sc // JackDole 2017.01.25 15:42:08 // Put this script in 'addons\catalogs\stars' //------------------------------------------------------------------------------ //https://en.wikipedia....
by spacenginesimulator
04 Jul 2020 15:09
Forum: Mods and Addons
Topic: Mods and Addons - Requests, suggestions and ideas
Replies: 391
Views: 100770

A Tall Ship and a Star to Steer Her By

  Hello! I've been using Space Engine for my science fiction world I'm writing for some time now, I find it to be very good for these kinds of things. I have a request to ask of anyone who'll listen. I'm sure that many people have asked this before, and I probably won't be the last. I would like to...
by spacenginesimulator
04 Jul 2020 05:08
Forum: Science and Astronomy Discussions
Topic: TRAPPIST-1
Replies: 99
Views: 39885

TRAPPIST-1

amazing