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Extrasolar planet with rings feat. Vangelis. [Video]
« on: April 29, 2010, 08:45:26 AM »
A video of an extrasolar planet with rings and solar eclipse.

- made with Universe Sandbox.

featuring Vangelis - Alpha, remixed.

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Re: Extrasolar planet with rings feat. Vangelis. [Video]
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2010, 09:56:56 AM »
Thanks for posting that.

Can you share a few sentences on how you made that video?

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Re: Extrasolar planet with rings feat. Vangelis. [Video]
« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2010, 10:55:49 AM »
Can you share a few sentences on how you made that video?

To begin with; everything, except the lens flares and the modified brightness during the eclipse, is pure Universe Sandbox. The sun is actually there, and also the moon. The distances from earth to the moon and earth to the sun were modified in order to make the eclipse look somewhat natural (size of halo etc.). And then I had to fiddle with the "Reverse all velocities" button to make the moon pass before the sun perfectly.

Small little things, like text showing up when you use the mouse to zoom and press various buttons, makes it somewhat challenging to make a pure video with Universe Sandbox using different camera views, but not impossible ;)

The raw video was captured using "Fraps" and I used Adobe Premiere, in which I added the motion of a lens flare on top of the sun, to make the short film.

Universe Sandbox is fantastic in so many ways, many thanks for the effort you've put into making this program!


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Re: Extrasolar planet with rings feat. Vangelis. [Video]
« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2010, 02:21:34 PM »
That's really cool. Thanks for sharing all of that.

I looked at the video before I read your entire description and I was like... This looks like Universe Sandbox, but there's lens flares... So what's going on here? :)

Awesome.

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Re: Extrasolar planet with rings feat. Vangelis. [Video]
« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2010, 03:01:07 PM »
Awesome video. Hope you can do more (if you can).

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Re: Extrasolar planet with rings feat. Vangelis. [Video]
« Reply #5 on: April 29, 2010, 03:23:11 PM »
Interesting...

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Re: Extrasolar planet with rings feat. Vangelis. [Video]
« Reply #6 on: December 24, 2010, 07:35:05 PM »
hi mate the video is fantastic

what programe u use to capture universe sandbox simulations
i mean how do u record your deskop?

regards

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Re: Extrasolar planet with rings feat. Vangelis. [Video]
« Reply #7 on: December 24, 2010, 08:05:55 PM »
hi mate the video is fantastic

what programe u use to capture universe sandbox simulations
i mean how do u record your deskop?

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He used Fraps, which is a recording program.

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Re: Extrasolar planet with rings feat. Vangelis. [Video]
« Reply #8 on: December 28, 2010, 01:57:56 PM »
That eclipse is the best part of the video.  :P