Aurora Borealis

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Aurora Borealis

Post by tmohr »


i wonder what would be the best way to achieve an "Aurora Borealis" like effect?

On Wikipedia there are some nice photos:

Has anybody got an example of something like this?

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i have sevral ideas

Post by matty »

idea 1

since the aurora is a plasma particles would work great you can try fluid particles also you can use fields to influence particles

idea 2
you could use ribbons of mesh with transparency enabled and paint them

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