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11 Mar 2019 14:25
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Physical simulation of the space engine
Replies: 20
Views: 5397

### Physical simulation of the space engine

[quote="Mr. Abner"][quote="ethos"][quote="Mr. Abner"] That depends on the size of your monitor and how far away your eyes are from it. Basic trigonometry.[/quote] It's 13.5 in tall and I'm about 25 in away from it.[/quote] Edit: Sorry, my mistake. After a quick flight i...
10 Mar 2019 13:27
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Physical simulation of the space engine
Replies: 20
Views: 5397

### Physical simulation of the space engine

[quote="Mr. Abner"][quote="ethos"][post]27462[/post] Is there a FOV that shows actual scale?[/quote]
That depends on the size of your monitor and how far away your eyes are from it. Basic trigonometry.[/quote]

It's 13.5 in tall and I'm about 25 in away from it.
09 Mar 2019 06:34
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Physical simulation of the space engine
Replies: 20
Views: 5397

### Physical simulation of the space engine

[quote="JackDole"][quote="ethos"][post]27450[/post] Am i doing something wrong?[/quote] Yes. You do not have to change the distance, but the [b]FOV[/b]! (But also the distance a bit, so that Mercury is visible before the sun. And I recommend putting the '[b]Night side lights[/b]'...
08 Mar 2019 17:34
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Physical simulation of the space engine
Replies: 20
Views: 5397

### Physical simulation of the space engine

Is there something "off" with the scale of things? For example I'm trying to recreate the transit of Mercury as seen in this actual image.[img]https://i.ytimg.com/vi/Gibaxh9x7O0/maxresdefault.jpg[/img] however is SE, if I move away from Mercury far enough to make it appear as small as that...
07 Feb 2019 16:43
Forum: Development
Topic: General 0.990 Discussion
Replies: 678
Views: 146689

### Work progress 0.990

I need Ray Tracing and a release date. Love Space Engine btw.