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by issun-sensei
14 Feb 2021 04:40
Forum: Feedback and Suggestions
Topic: General suggestions for SpaceEngine
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General suggestions for SpaceEngine

Thanks for your answers. After checking the HIPPARCOS.csv file, I can see that we basically have the distance, apparent magnitude and spectral class of the star. This allows to retrieve the luminosity and temperature of the star (with some assumptions of course, but that are not shocking at all for ...
by issun-sensei
13 Feb 2021 03:34
Forum: Feedback and Suggestions
Topic: General suggestions for SpaceEngine
Replies: 1333
Views: 342651

General suggestions for SpaceEngine

Hi all, I wonder how is implemented star classification in SpaceEngine. I just found today a weird case today: HD115678 is a M-type star (which is right, in accordance with Simbad ). But also, it is a high-luminosity star (absolute magnitude of ~0, even less according to Gaia DR2). It is therefore a...