The Star Count property of a Galaxy Nebula indicates how many individual stars the nebula represents. The Star Count property of a Galaxy object indicates how many individual stars the entire galaxy represents.
Star Count is calculated from the nebula's mass, and assumes that the stars within the nebula have a mass distribution represented by a single power law with index 2.35, and that 10% of the total mass of the nebula is represented in stars.
Property Details[edit | edit source]
Location[edit | edit source]
The Star Count property for an individual Galaxy Nebula object is located in the Content section of the Nebula tab in the nebula's properties panel. The Star Count property for a Galaxy object is located at the bottom of the Properties section of the Galaxy tab of the galaxy's properties panel.
Units[edit | edit source]
Star Count is a unitless value, but it can be viewed and edited using the following orders of magnitude:
- quadrillion = 1015
- trillion = 1012
- billion = 109
- million = 106
- thousand = 103
- value is the full number representing the property