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==See also== ==See also==
-*[[Add-on:Stars3D|Stars3D plugin]]+*[[Add-on:Stars3D|Stars3D plugin]]. Up to 31.000 stars from the Hipparcos catalog
-*[[Add-on:Sky_and_Fog_Plug-ins_%28plugin%29|Sky and Fog plugin]]+*[[Add-on:Sky_and_Fog_Plug-ins_%28plugin%29|Sky and Fog plugin]]. Sky dome and haze effect
 +*[[Add-on:Fake_Atmosphere_%28plugin%29|Fake atmosphere plugin]]. Atmospheric halo around the globe
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Stars Plug-In
Developer Patrick Murris
Latest release 1.1 / Nov, 2005
License undefined
Web site Plug-In Website

This Plug-In adds a starfield background to World Wind, using a simple bitmap texture. Sky images are taken from If you are looking for a very crisp starry sky you may want to check the Stars3D plugin.



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


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 '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.

figure 2
figure 2

You can choose different versions of the star background with earth, the moon or just stars. Right click on the Stars layer in the Layer Manager to change the settings.

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