|cirax||Date: Tuesday, 11.11.2014, 14:42 | Message # 1|
VENUS COLOR SURFACE TEXTURE AND BUMP MAPS
I edited a new texture for the venus surface based in two images of the jpl photojournal,PIA256 and PIA255, with a total resolution of 12k. It has a lot of gaps so I filled the biggest ones with parts of another venus surface image of 4k resolution from the Steve Albers website. There is still a lot of small gaps uncovered present in both maps, but overall I'm pretty satisfied.
For the the bump map I made two options.
First one is a bump map of only 2k resolution based in this topographic map property of Calvin J. Hamilton. I heavy modified it, and it's not a scientifical work, it's just an approximation to a true altitude map.
The second bump map is just the 12k surface map grayscaled that looks a lot of better than the previous one. It's not a true elevation map but it coincides in the bigger areas.
Finally don't forget to disable the clouds and atmospheres to see the Venus surface.
Aphrodite Terra Face
Alpha Regio Face
-Detailed Images with grayscaled bump map and enhanced bump height
Aglaonice, Saskia and Danilova craters
IMPORTANT! Don't forget to download one of the bump maps too and READ the installation instructions text file inside.
Venus Surface 12k Map v1.1 156MB
Venus 2k Bump Map 1MB
Venus 12k Grayscaled Bump Map v1.1 58.7MB
UPDATE v1.1 Minor update. Improved gaps crossing Aphrodite Terra.
If you have any suggestions, doubts or commentaries I'm opened to them.
My other catalogs and texture threads: Saturn Moons Textures, Uranus moons and Triton Textures, Brown Dwarfs Catalog, Black Holes Catalog
My work for SE: Click here
Textures for Venus surface in color and the moons of Saturn, Uranus and Neptune
Catalogs of binary stars, brown dwarfs, black holes and neutron stars.
Edited by cirax - Tuesday, 25.11.2014, 14:50
|Salvo||Date: Tuesday, 11.11.2014, 19:22 | Message # 2|
Group: Local Moderators
|Awesome! Downloading it.
The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition.
CPU: Intel Core i7 4770 GPU: ASUS Radeon R9 270 RAM: 8 GBs
(still don't know why everyone is doing this...)
|Willocrisp||Date: Thursday, 20.11.2014, 06:35 | Message # 3|
|Amazing! Downloading this right now! Thank you