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The planets and the sun in our solar system can be selected by keystrokes. To select a planet press the corresponding number (use the numbers on the top of the keyboard): Number ...
Article Id: 11920
Category: Celestia 1.5.1

Objects can be selected in multiple ways. One way to to use the keyboard command. 1. press [ Enter ] . A window will appear labeled " Target Name ". 2. In the window type the name of an object to select. When the...
Article Id: 11927
Category: Celestia 1.5.1

Stars by temperature is a view option that controls the appearance of stars. It highlights the stars spectral color class. This helps to easily locate different stars by class. For example, M stars will appear red and O stars will appear blue. The keyboard shortcut for Stars by Temperature is to press Shift and [ % ] .
Article Id: 11809
Category: Celestia 1.5.1

Stars Visible is a view option in Celestia that determines how many stars to show in the scene at one time. This is determined by the stars apparent magnitude or visible brightness. From Earth, the view includes stars with an apparent magnitude of 6 or less making about 3,000 stars visible. The smaller the apparent magnitude is, the brighter the star is. Other areas in space provide...
Article Id: 11794
Category: Celestia 1.5.1

When a new version of Celestia is released the older version should be uninstalled and the new one installed. Archive any add-ons or other files that where loaded into Celestia into a different location before uninstalling. After installing the new version drag any add-on files back into the new Celestia folder. If the user wants to keep both versions of Celestia on the computer...
Article Id: 11520
Category: Celestia 1.5.1

Please see attached Celestia User's Guide For version 1.5.1. Referenced by: Celestia Home.
Article Id: 15600
Category: Celestia 1.5.1

The ability to adjust time in Celestia is a helpful tool. Many things in space occur at specific times. Some examples are eclipses, the passing of comets, and planets seasons. In Celestia a specific date and time can be set or time can be speed up or slowed down. The time is listed in the upper right hand corner. There are different ways to change the time in Celestia.
Article Id: 12039
Category: Celestia 1.5.1

Adjusting Ambient Light in Celestia: Ambient light is a view option available in Celestia. Space is a near vacuum so there is little light scattered and shadows are black. Setting ambient light to none will be the most realistic and it is recommended that this setting be the default. Ambient light can be helpful at times, such as when viewing the dark...
Article Id: 11817
Category: Celestia 1.5.1

Antialiasing in Celestia: Antialiasing is a view option that evens out lines used when drawing objects in Celestia. When selected it tells Celestia to use certain graphic processing and smoothing techniques. The keyboard shortcut for antialiasing in Ctrl and X . It can...
Article Id: 11810
Category: Celestia 1.5.1

Changing Atmospheres in Celestia: Atmospheres is a choice available in the view options menu. Celestia draws colored atmospheres around all planets and moons that have them. The atmospheres display correct light scattering and haze. It dims and turns color near the dark side of the planet. Satellites and moons near the planet will have a colored...
Article Id: 11570
Category: Celestia 1.5.1