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-This Plug-In adds a starfield background to World Wind, using a simple bitmap texture. Sky images are taken from http://maps.jpl.nasa.gov/stars.html. If you are looking for a very crisp starry sky you may want to check the [[Add-on:Stars3D|Stars3D plugin]].+This Plug-In adds a starfield background to World Wind, using a large bitmap texture wraped around the world. Settings allow to also display the moon or the earth in the sky. However if you are looking for a very crisp starry sky you may want to check the [[Add-on:Stars3D|Stars3D plugin]]. Sky images are taken from http://maps.jpl.nasa.gov/stars.html.
==Installation== ==Installation==

Revision as of 06:18, 20 November 2005

Stars Plug-In
Stars
Stars
Developer Patrick Murris
Latest release 1.1 / Nov, 2005
License Public domain
Web site Plug-In Website

This Plug-In adds a starfield background to World Wind, using a large bitmap texture wraped around the world. Settings allow to also display the moon or the earth in the sky. However if you are looking for a very crisp starry sky you may want to check the Stars3D plugin. Sky images are taken from http://maps.jpl.nasa.gov/stars.html.

Contents

Installation

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

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 '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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