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by Zeryphex
08 Sep 2017 03:14
Forum: Mods and Addons
Topic: COMMUNITY ADDON - binary/multiple stars fixes for SE
Replies: 34
Views: 15922

COMMUNITY ADDON - binary/multiple stars fixes for SE

You mean in the program? Most of data about stars used in SE are from HIPPARCOS database which does not contain specifically info on binary stars, those have to be treated differently, by scripts as these ones above. But Space Engine does not have (yet) some automatic update feature for data. Space...
by Zeryphex
08 Sep 2017 02:12
Forum: Mods and Addons
Topic: COMMUNITY ADDON - binary/multiple stars fixes for SE
Replies: 34
Views: 15922

COMMUNITY ADDON - binary/multiple stars fixes for SE

Well, usually such fixes are indeed included in next versions, that's the point of this thread as stated in the original post :) I only recently downloaded and became acquainted with SpaceEngine, so I am a newbie. KIC 9832227 was featured in a news article that I came-across ... and if  JackDole ha...
by Zeryphex
07 Sep 2017 17:11
Forum: Mods and Addons
Topic: COMMUNITY ADDON - binary/multiple stars fixes for SE
Replies: 34
Views: 15922

COMMUNITY ADDON - binary/multiple stars fixes for SE

12537 I downloaded your PAK attachment and his PAK attachment ... not sure why the file sizes are different. A few lines of code, mostly comments. For all purposes they're identical, we adjusted semimajor axes according to formulae:  a_{1}=a_{s}\cdot \left ( \frac{m_{2}}{m_{1}+m_{2}} \right ...
by Zeryphex
29 Aug 2017 23:35
Forum: Mods and Addons
Topic: COMMUNITY ADDON - binary/multiple stars fixes for SE
Replies: 34
Views: 15922

COMMUNITY ADDON - binary/multiple stars fixes for SE

JackDole , Mosfet , I combined both your versions of KIC 9832227. JackDole-Mosfet_one.png JackDole-Mosfet_two.png KIC-9832227.pak Which set (of measurements/calculations) is more accurate? I want to record a transit/flyby video and upload to Wikipedia, so we can educate/enlighten the masses. haha
by Zeryphex
29 Aug 2017 19:30
Forum: Mods and Addons
Topic: COMMUNITY ADDON - binary/multiple stars fixes for SE
Replies: 34
Views: 15922

COMMUNITY ADDON - binary/multiple stars fixes for SE

By taking into account relative masses for the binary, the barycenter should be slightly inside the primary. Star    "KIC 9832227 A" {     ParentBody    "KIC 9832227"    //name of StarBarycenter     Teff        5800     FeH            0.101     Luminosity    2.609     MassSol   ...
by Zeryphex
29 Aug 2017 14:16
Forum: Mods and Addons
Topic: COMMUNITY ADDON - binary/multiple stars fixes for SE
Replies: 34
Views: 15922

COMMUNITY ADDON - binary/multiple stars fixes for SE

By analogy with the binary asteroids thread , this is a thread for the scripts for the binary/multiple stars, which are still represented as solitary star in default SE catalogs. Use the url=http://new.spaceengine.org/manual/making-addons/creating-a-star/]creating a star[/url] manual for this. Also...