Sky by NSOSG

by on Jul.27, 2011, under Programming

Early render of actual section of night sky from an astronomy visualization project I’m working on. Still lots of tweaking to do but satisfying to get an actual image out of the thing. The data-set is a composition of Hipparcos, Tycho2, and NOMAD star catalog data. This particular scene contained over 6 million stars. Rendering is in real-time at fully interactive frame rates. A larger image is at

Leave a Reply

Looking for something?

Use the form below to search the site:

Still not finding what you're looking for? Drop a comment on a post or contact us so we can take care of it!


A few highly recommended websites...