Solar Model

Here is another very interesting Irrlicht Engine project: Solar Model. It is a relatime 3D solar system simulation where you can navigate in space and watch the planets.

The size and distance of the planets has intentionally not been set to physical correct relations, so that it makes it easy to navigate in space. It also looks very nice IMO because of that.

six comments, already:

Now that is a cool idea!
Jonathan Snyder - 17 04 07 - 21:50

The clouds layer on earth is amazing. I should do the Linux port again and send it back to the author…
hybrid - 17 04 07 - 23:14

very nice! very cool that the distances are not real
riky_ho - 18 04 07 - 00:25

yep, I also liked the clouds best :)
niko - 18 04 07 - 13:29

This proves to those people that irrlicht has the potential to create good quality 3d applications. :-)
Virion - 18 04 07 - 14:33

currently, i’m writing an engine powered by irrlicht which let a user to travel among randomly generated system. It’s in a very early stage
Cpt Rhodan - 01 05 07 - 22:27


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