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Default Sun in Orbiter

The Sun is the star at the center of the Solar System around which the eight planets, several dwarf planets, many satellites, asteroids and smaller objects revolve.

The Sun is a huge ball of gas, mainly hydrogen and helium. It is the largest body in the Solar System with a volume 1 300 000 times larger than the Earth.

In Orbiter, the Sun's physics and texture can be changed by editing the Sun.cfg (found in Config folder) and (found in Textures folder).

Extensive article at Wikipedia [1]

Go to Addons for Sun

edit The Solar System
Central star

Sun (Sol)


Mercury - Venus - Earth - Mars - Jupiter - Saturn - Uranus - Neptune

Natural satellites

Moon - Phobos - Deimos - Io - Europa - Ganymede - Titan - more...


Planets - Dwarf Planets - Small objects - Natural satellites - Alternative star systems