Celestia - libre planet textures

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Platypus333
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Using a vanilla install of Celestia to create an image of Jupiter as seen from Europa, it seems that the only textured planet is Earth.

I can't see another package in the repos for Celestia textures.

Looking for a Trisquel specific step by step howto guide, for installing some common textures (planets within our solar system, well known spacecraft/asteroids etc) from a libre source.

Has anyone done this ?

Or a link to a bug report for the reasons they have been pulled from Trisquel main would help out too.

Thanks for reading this

JadedCtrl
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I'm not sure how to help, sorry.
Just stopping by to say that "LibrePlanet 2015" looks nice. :)

Magic Banana

I am a member!

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Lol.

Platypus333
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Looks nice...?

http://i.imgur.com/4FRWnd6.png

Thanks for the interesting suggestion (c:

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OK, to everyone else, question still stands.

IIRC NASA data is released to the public domain. Can anyone link to these libre texture sources that could serve as a base to create a texture pack?

thanks

islander
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Platypus333
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Yes!

Starting with a direct Stellarium texture import looks like the first step.
Test import: http://i.imgur.com/EmlzeqJ.png (orientations may be off)

This list helps a lot. Thanks.

Platypus333
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For anyone wanting to see additional planet textures in Celestia, the new texture pack is now available here:

https://archive.org/details/AdditionalCelestiaPlanetTextures

It uses textures from the stellarium-data package, with no modifications to the image files.

Makes the planets look nicer but may not be accurate for astronomical calculations.

No .deb package yet and no plans to make one. Install is a one line cp , detail in docs/README in the tar.gz .

New textures:

amalthea.png
ariel.png
bianca.png
callisto.png
charon-lok.png
deimos.png
dione.png
enceladus.png
epimetheus.png
eros.png
europa.png
ganymede.png
gaspra-lok.png
hyperion.png
iapetus.png
ida.png
io.png
janus.png
jupiter.png
mars.png
mercury.png
mimas.png
miranda.png
moon.png
neptune.png
oberon.png
phobos.png
phoebe.png
pluto-lok.png
prometheus.png
proteus.png
rhea.png
saturnsurface.png
tethys.png
titania.png
titan.png
triton.png
umbriel.png
uranus.png
vesta-lok.png