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Offline ares2101

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Global Orbit View
« on: December 27, 2011, 12:28:34 AM »

Another orbital view I tried.  I like how it turned out but I ran into something that confused me while making it.  When I tried arranging the planet's moons around it, I realized that my camera's position meant that adjusting the heading of anything orbiting the planet meant that they would move in a circle around the center of the shot.  I find navigating up in orbit tricky, is there a simple way to position the camera so that it can functionally be said to be above the equator?  This way adjusting the heading makes objects move like they do in normal shots, moving horizontally across the shot?

This is not only convenient, but I found that in order to get things in the shot I had to give them high negative elevations and that seemed to make them invisible.
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