Clouds. Planets have them

This was on the list, so I finally got around to creating realistic cloud layers on the planets. What I did was take actual NASA cloud maps of Earth and then wrote an algorithm to thin or thicken the clouds based on a randomized planet’s particular atmosphere. Below are some example screenshots. Some polish remains to be done, of course.

Thin clouds, not like Earth at all.



Thicker, closer to Earth-like



About the same as Earth:




While I was in there, I rewrote most of the planet rotation/drawing code to make it a bit more efficient.


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