Advanced Question Creating new Suns

Trekkie

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Hi,

i was wondering if there would be a possibility to create New Stars in the game that function like the sun.. with light sources etc

could it be possible?

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A bit late, but no, Orbiter only supports one star per simulation.
As you say, you could add another object and add light sources so that they emit light. But for a planet, it would still orbit the sun, and a vessel would have no gravitational attraction.

Now, how local light sources travel through celestial objects in Orbiter, I do not know. But I assume you would have to add a couple to fully cover every direction.
 

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I guess you could consider the Sun as the center of the galaxy, and planets as stars. That will give you gravity sources. Then use satellites as planets.
A scaled down universe :)

Don't know about light sources, I guess they would depend on distance.
 
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