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SkySafari 5 Plus | Is It Possible To Import A Non-Photorealistic Horizon? (Answer: Yes)

With Sky Safari 5 Plus, is it possible to create a NON-photorealistic horizon? I understand that stitched photo panoramas can be created and imported in, but I can't create one for my situation (dense forest with trees up to 80 degrees around most of the site, just a hole in the trees directly overhead but with a bit better sight lines to 40 degrees to the north and east). Using Cartes Du Ciel under Windoze,  I can create a simple text file with azimuths from 0 to 360 in 10 degrees increments, then assign each point a horizon elevation and that shows me my horrible horizon just fine. Is this sort of thing possible in SS5Plus for Android? I can set "Horizon Altitude", but it seems to be a fixed height horizon for the full 360 degrees, and I need to be able to model my specific horizon so I can get an idea of the pitiful few objects available to me at any given time. Thanks in advance/

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    Bill Tschumy

    You will need to create an image with the "horizon" sticking up to the appropriate height at each azimuth.  It certainly doesn't have to be photorealistic.  We have talked about accepting a set of azimuth/height pairs as input and drawing a horizon based on that, but it hasn't happened yet.

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