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What and Who
Title:Realistic Rendering and Reconstruction of Astronomical Objects and an Augmented Reality Application for Astronomy
Speaker:Andrei Lintu
coming from:Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik - D4
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Event Type:AG4 Group Meeting
Visibility:D4
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Level:AG Audience
Language:English
Date, Time and Location
Date:Friday, 7 December 2007
Time:13:00
Duration:60 Minutes
Location:Saarbrücken
Building:E1 4
Room:019
Abstract
These days, there is an ever increasing need for realistic models,

renderings and visualization of astronomical objects to be used in
planetarium and as a tool in modern astrophysical research. We present
methods to render the colour and shape of the solar disc in different
climate conditions as well as a method to render and reconstruct the
3D-distribution of reflection nebulae. Further, we propose a
reconstruction method for another type of astronomical objects,
planetary nebulae. We also present a novel augmented reality application
called the augmented astronomical telescope by projecting additional
information such as images, text and video related to the currently
observed object during observation.

Contact
Name(s):Bodo Rosenhahn
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  • Bodo Rosenhahn, 11/30/2007 02:33 PM -- Created document.