Sneak Preview of Upcoming Features in STK 11.6
- Apr 1, 2019
- Blog Post
...to flat Earth mode. You can toggle between spherical (WGS-84) and flat Earth (WGS-2019BC) under Edit > Preferences > Earth Shape.
In case it’s not obvious, this is an April fool’s joke. Building the 2D window was straightforward since the “Azimuthal Equidistant” projection centered at 90/0 gave me what I was looking for. The 3D window was trickier. I first changed the shape of the Earth in "C:\Program Files\AGI\STK 11\STKData\CentralBodies\Earth\Earth.cb" to a somewhat flat ellipsoid. While this gave me a good shape, it stretched all Earth imagery in a way I didn’t like. After a few failed attempts at reprojecting the imagery, I needed a better approach. Scott, our 3D model expert, volunteered to build me a model of a simple semi-sphere with the 2D map on top.
STK 11.6 IS NOW AVAILABLE (FOR REAL)
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