From World Wind Wiki
|Planetary Rings plug-in|
Saturn with rings
|Latest release||0.9 / May, 2006|
|Web site||Plug-in Website|
This plugin adds rings around Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune and Uranus.
To use the plug-in load World Wind, open the Plug-Ins menu and click Load/Unload... (see figure 1).
Click on 'Planetary Rings' in the Plugin Load/Unload window and then press the Load button, the indicator next to 'Planetary Rings' should turn green, you can now safely close the Plugin Load/Unload window.
To access the plug-in settings, right-click on the layer in the Layer Manager and select Properties.
Settings allow to select different rings textures when availables and to turn shadows on and off.
You can unlock the Sun so that it follows the camera latitude (or the inverse if 'Invert' is checked) and watch different shadow configurations. Once you have one you like, just lock the sun again.
 External Links
- Download Planetary Rings for World Wind 1.4
- Download Planetary Rings for World Wind 1.3.x
- World Wind Forums Thread