Band Colors

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The Band Colors property of a Gas Giant determines the source of the object's colors. The property has two options: Default and Custom. When the Band Colors property is Custom, the color of each band can be set by the user.

Property Details[edit | edit source]

Location[edit | edit source]

The Band Colors property is located in the Colors section of the Appearance tab of the object's properties panel.

Simulation Effects[edit | edit source]

Default Color[edit | edit source]

For gas giants in the Solar System, including Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune, the Default colors are set by the Universe Sandbox database to match the known appearance of these planets. For other gas giants, the Default colors are randomly generated.

Custom Color[edit | edit source]

The Custom colors of a gas giant determine the color of each horizontal band in the object's atmosphere. The number of color bands can also be increased or decreased with the + and - buttons, and the order of the bands can be swapped by dragging and dropping the colors.