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{{Infobox WorldWindAddon | {{Infobox WorldWindAddon |
- name = Stars3D Plug-In |+ name = Stars3D plug-in |
screenshot = Plugin-stars3d.jpg | screenshot = Plugin-stars3d.jpg |
caption = Stars | caption = Stars |
- developer = Patrick Murris |+ developer = [[User:Patmurris|Patrick Murris]] |
- latest_release_version = 1.0 | + latest_release_version = 1.1 |
- latest_release_date = Nov, 2005 |+ latest_release_date = Dec, 2005 |
- license = undefined |+ license = Public domain |
- website = [http://www.alpix.com/3d/worldwin Plug-In Website] |+ website = [http://www.alpix.com/3d/worldwin Plug-in Website] |
}} }}
-This Plug-In adds a dynamicaly rendered starfield background to World Wind using data from the Hipparcos catalog.+'''Not compatible with World Wind 1.4'''
 + 
 +'''This plug-in is now included in World Wind'''
 + 
 +This plug-in adds a dynamicaly rendered starfield background to World Wind using data from the Hipparcos catalog. Settings allow to choose between two subsets : stars with magnitude down to 6 (5.044 stars - default) or 7.7 (31.399 stars).
==Installation== ==Installation==
-Download [http://www.twobeds.com/nasa/bull/WorldWind_1.3_Stars3D_1.0.exe Stars3D 1.0] and double click the downloaded file, follow the on-screen prompts to install the Plug-In.+Download [http://download.worldwindcentral.com/users/bull/WorldWind_1.3_Stars3D_1.1.exe Stars3D 1.1] and double click the downloaded file, follow the on-screen prompts to install the Plug-In.
==Usage== ==Usage==
-To use the Plug-In load World Wind, open the Plug-Ins menu and click Load/Unload... (see figure 1).+To use the plug-in load World Wind, open the ''Plug-Ins'' menu and click Load/Unload... (see figure 1).
[[Image:Moonsky-plugin-menu.gif|left|thumb|figure 1]] [[Image:Moonsky-plugin-menu.gif|left|thumb|figure 1]]
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-Click on 'Stars' in the Plugin Load/Unload window and then press the Load button (see figure 2), the indicator next to 'Stars' should turn green, you can now safely close the Plugin Load/Unload window. You should now see a star field instead of a black sky.+Click on 'Stars3D' in the Plugin Load/Unload window and then press the Load button (see figure 2), the indicator next to 'Stars3D' should turn green, you can now safely close the Plugin Load/Unload window. You should now see a star field instead of a black sky.
[[Image:Pluginmenustrs3d.jpg|left|thumb|figure 2]] [[Image:Pluginmenustrs3d.jpg|left|thumb|figure 2]]
<br style="clear:both;"> <br style="clear:both;">
-To choose different versions of the star background, right click on the Stars3D layer in the '''Layer Manager''' and click properties (see figure 3) to change the settings (see figure 4).+To choose different versions of the star background (5.000 or 31.000 stars), right click on the Stars3D layer in the [[Layer Manager]] and click properties (see figure 3) to change the settings (see figure 4).
[[Image:Plugin-stars3d-properties.jpg|left|thumb|figure 3]] [[Image:Plugin-stars3d-properties.jpg|left|thumb|figure 3]]
[[Image:Plugin-stars3d-properties2.jpg|left|thumb|figure 4]] [[Image:Plugin-stars3d-properties2.jpg|left|thumb|figure 4]]
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==External Links== ==External Links==
-*[http://www.twobeds.com/nasa/bull/WorldWind_1.3_Stars3D_1.0.exe Download Stars3D 1.0]+*[http://download.worldwindcentral.com/users/bull/WorldWind_1.3_Stars3D_1.1.exe Download Stars3D 1.1]
-*[http://www.alpix.com/3d/worldwin Plug-In website]+*[http://www.alpix.com/3d/worldwin Plug-in website]
-*[http://forum.worldwind.arc.nasa.gov/index.php?showtopic=5061 Official forum thread]+*[http://vizier.u-strasbg.fr/ VizieR Astronomical Server] CDS (Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg) and ESA-ESRIN (Information Systems Division)
-*[http://maps.jpl.nasa.gov/stars.html NASA cylindrical star maps]+
==See also== ==See also==
-*[[Add-on:Stars|Stars plugin]]+*[[Add-on:Stars|Stars plug-in]]. An early bitmap version of a star background.
-*[[Add-on:Sky_and_Fog_Plug-ins_%28plugin%29|Sky and Fog plugin]]+*[[Add-on:Atmospheric_halo|Atmospheric halo plug-in]]. Atmospheric halo around the globe.
 +*[[Add-on:Global_Clouds|Global Clouds]]. A cloud layer around the globe.
 +*[[Add-on:Globe_Icon|Globe icon plug-in]]. Adds a mini globe and overview window.
 +*[[Add-on:Compass_Rose|Compass rose plug-in]]. Add a compass to World Wind.
 +*[[Add-on:Sky_and_Fog_Plug-ins_%28plugin%29|Sky and Fog plug-in]]. Sky dome and haze effect.
==Installer Credit== ==Installer Credit==
-The installer for this Plug-In was created using a script created by [[User:Mazop|mazop]].+The installer for this plug-in was created using a script created by [[User:Mazop|mazop]].
-[[Category:Add-ons]]+ 
 +[[Category:Plugins]]

Current revision

Stars3D plug-in
Stars
Stars
Developer Patrick Murris
Latest release 1.1 / Dec, 2005
License Public domain
Web site Plug-in Website

Not compatible with World Wind 1.4

This plug-in is now included in World Wind

This plug-in adds a dynamicaly rendered starfield background to World Wind using data from the Hipparcos catalog. Settings allow to choose between two subsets : stars with magnitude down to 6 (5.044 stars - default) or 7.7 (31.399 stars).

Contents

[edit] Installation

Download Stars3D 1.1 and double click the downloaded file, follow the on-screen prompts to install the Plug-In.

[edit] Usage

To use the plug-in load World Wind, open the Plug-Ins menu and click Load/Unload... (see figure 1).

figure 1
figure 1


Click on 'Stars3D' in the Plugin Load/Unload window and then press the Load button (see figure 2), the indicator next to 'Stars3D' should turn green, you can now safely close the Plugin Load/Unload window. You should now see a star field instead of a black sky.

figure 2
figure 2


To choose different versions of the star background (5.000 or 31.000 stars), right click on the Stars3D layer in the Layer Manager and click properties (see figure 3) to change the settings (see figure 4).

figure 3
figure 3
figure 4
figure 4


[edit] External Links

[edit] See also

[edit] Installer Credit

The installer for this plug-in was created using a script created by mazop.

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