A simulation of the Solar System written in OpenGL using C++
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SolarSystem {#readmeTitle}

A simulation of the Solar System written in OpenGL using C++ {#description}

Usage

Run the program in Xcode if using a Mac or compile it then run it if not

Prerequisites

  • libjpeg (included if using Mac)

Keyboard Commands

  • The speed that the planets move can be increased or decreased using the - or + keys.
  • l goes through different lighting configurations (including no lighting).
  • v goes through a series of predefined viewports.
  • The spacebar toggles the movement of the planets.
  • [ and ] can be used to zoom out/zoom in.
  • ESC stops the program
  • r the pathways of the planets are toggled.
  • When a planet is clicked
    • a, the camera is attached to the planet
    • m, the texture of the planet is changed.

Licence

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License

Authors

  • Bilal Syed Hussain