» Firmament

…visualization of the sky’s color using ray marching to model Rayleigh and Mie scattering.

This program was developed as part of my group project for the lecture on Mathematical Modeling and Simulation at KIT. It allows for rendering an idealized version of the sky for any given coordinate and time on earth.

Sources are available on Github and cgit.

Sunrise as seen from Karlsruhe Palace in January

Pinhole view of the sky

Sun rotating around the earth

Blue dot

Full view of the sky in August

Fisheye view of the sky