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About: PlanetMaker allows you to create and tweak your own planet using image textures, lighting, and more importantly, your imagination.
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Use of any images generated using PlanetMaker are free for your use in any medium. I just as that attribution accompany the image when used in articles or where possible. This will allow others to be able to find attribution and credits of the sources of data used within PlanetMaker.
© 2013 Kevin M. Gill. All Rights Reserved.
Instructions: Create your planet using the controls on the top right. You can:
  • Change the surface and clouds images
  • Modify lighting and atmospheric properties
  • Add and adjust rings
  • Upload your own custom surface textures by clicking "setCustomTexture"
View Controls: PlanetMaker uses mouse and keyboard based navigation controls, similar to those in Google Earth.
  • Rotating: Rotate the scene by left-clicking and dragging with the mouse
  • Pitch/Roll: Control the pitch & roll of the scene by holding down shift while left-clicking and dragging with the mouse.
  • Panning: Pan the scene (offsetting the planet from the center, similar to turning your head away from the object of focus) by holding down Ctrl while left-clicking and dragging with the mouse.
  • Zooming: Zoom either with the scroll-wheel or by right-clicking and dragging the mouse up or down.

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