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prometheus
01-13-2012, 03:19 AM
I recall one lightwave user having some scenefile of the mars surface up on a website, Cant recall who it was.

Anyone who knows it? or can point me to some other good planet 3d data?

Michael

rcallicotte
01-13-2012, 07:07 AM
Probably not what you're looking for - http://planetpixelemporium.com/planets.html

rcallicotte
01-13-2012, 07:10 AM
Could be useful for the moon - http://wms.lroc.asu.edu/lroc/global_product/128_ppd_DEM

rcallicotte
01-13-2012, 07:12 AM
Found these on the Planetside (Terragen) site -

For the maps there's here:
http://planetpixelemporium.com/planets.html
or here:
http://www.mmedia.is/~bjj/planetary_maps.html
or here:
http://www.johnstonsarchive.net/spaceart/cylmaps.html
or here:
http://laps.noaa.gov/albers/sos/sos.html.050613
or here:
http://www.planetscapes.com/maps/cylmaps.html
or here:
http://inkido.indiana.edu/a100/planetary_textures.html

and -- http://maps.jpl.nasa.gov/

prometheus
01-13-2012, 07:54 AM
Thanks for the links..the dem files might be interesting anyway.
But I wasnīt looking for texure maps, but more parts of the actual surface geometry over interesting areas over mars.

Michael

rcallicotte
01-13-2012, 10:29 AM
I'll keep looking, but could you use the texture maps as bumps or displacement maps?

rcallicotte
01-13-2012, 10:32 AM
Hey, have you considered using TG2 and just exporting the data?

http://forums.planetside.co.uk/index.php?topic=243.msg1970#msg1970

prometheus
01-13-2012, 10:36 AM
Hey, have you considered using TG2 and just exporting the data?

http://forums.planetside.co.uk/index.php?topic=243.msg1970#msg1970

Nahh..I want highly detailed close fly through if possible.

sure I might be able to do that with terragen, have to check if I need to reinstall it, havent worked much in it since it so slow.

otherwise I know that someone had this one in a lws scene I think or easy loading obj format ..maybe shrox had it? dunno.

Michael

rcallicotte
01-13-2012, 10:43 AM
TG2 is faster and can be very detailed. If you're working on something professionally, I've seen even the Planetside staff be very helpful; not to mention how helpful everyone is there - http://forums.planetside.co.uk

And there is a microexporter that can be used for LW.



Nahh..I want highly detailed close fly through if possible.

sure I might be able to do that with terragen, have to check if I need to reinstall it, havent worked much in it since it so slow.

otherwise I know that someone had this one in a lws scene I think or easy loading obj format ..maybe shrox had it? dunno.

Michael

prometheus
01-13-2012, 10:46 AM
I rather use vue over terragen in that case, but I would mostly have it directly in lightwave.

Thanks for the tips thou.

Michael

marvinl
01-13-2012, 02:35 PM
I recall one lightwave user having some scenefile of the mars surface up on a website, Cant recall who it was.

Michael

I believe the user you are referring to is Mario Rossi and his site was space-graphics.com, but alas that site no longer seems to exist. I tried googling for more updated information but was unsuccessful.

Marvin

erikals
01-16-2012, 05:40 PM
check, http://web.archive.org/web/20060110201650/http://www.space-graphics.com/mars_intro.htm

also see, http://www.mars.asu.edu/data/thm_dir/


interesting>
The program 3DEM (now freeware) can read in MOLA data straight from the website and allows the user to create 3D views, colorize, shade, profile, and create animations. It will even let you export the DEM data to a Geotiff format. It only works in Windows though.
https://isis.astrogeology.usgs.gov/IsisSupport/index.php/topic,341.0.html
 

prometheus
01-17-2012, 01:17 AM
Uhmm..I got only broken links..at least for those I checked..
http://liveweb.archive.org/ftp://ftpflag.wr.usgs.gov/dist/pigpen/mars/geology/global_dd.zip

Michael

erikals
01-17-2012, 01:59 AM
some are probably broken, not sure where the one you have there is copied from though...
the bottom ones on these pages seem to work...

http://web.archive.org/web/20060110183553/http://www.space-graphics.com/m46_shaded.htm
http://web.archive.org/web/20060110192526/http://www.space-graphics.com/m46_bump.htm

 

prometheus
01-17-2012, 02:02 AM
ok Thankīs erikals...donīt see any geometry data thou, I guess I have to browse throu it and hope for luck.

I got a scene file to post up and share with saturn and 60 moons in correct diameter, only their names and size, no maps except for saturn.

Michael

erikals
01-17-2012, 05:04 AM
sorry, the link just contained a Mars displacement map. nothin' more, no 3D data...
3D can easily be made from that displacement map though, but i'm not sure if it is high enough resolution for your project...

back when i worked with maps and dem files, sometimes i faked the resolution, by manipulating the lowres displacement manually. that's cheating though. (but it worked fine, nobody could tell...) ;]