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Plug-in for 3D worlds in VRML format
 

In order to see this site 3D models, you need a plug-in to run VRML files in to your browser. If you don't have any, pick below the one what you need.

Windows - Blaxxun Contact, for I. Explorer* - Best choise for I. Explorer 32 bits - Choose download, run the application and restart IE.

Windows - Cortona3D 32 bits for Fire Fox***, Chrome** and I. Explorer* - Choose download, run the application and restart the browser. For further information, visit Cortona website.

Windows - Cortona3D 64 bits for Fire Fox***, Chrome** and I. Explorer* - Choose download, run the application and restart the browser. For further information, visit Cortona website.

LINUX - FreeWRL - Follow site's instructions.

Mac - There are currently no plugin to view 3D models in VRML format on Mac browsers. You can see the models only with a standalone viewer downloading the models to your hard drive. To do that, follow these steps:

  1. Download and install 3D viewer: Download Freewrl
  2. Find “MAC version” at bottom menu in every model's page and download the RAR file with model and images and extract where you want in to your computer
  3. Open the 3D model (modelname.wrl as is written in each model page) in the folder where you extracted

* Internet Explorer always restricts running scripts or ActiveX controls. Choose “Allow blocked content”.
** The first time you’ll open a model, Google Chrome asks your permission to run Cortona3D viewer. Choose “Always run on this site”.
*** The first time you’ll open a 3D model, Firefox asks to activate Cortona3D viewer. Click to activate it and choose “Allow and Remember” in confirmation dialog

 

3D models download time

 

The download time for each model and its set of texture maps, is detailed at tab "download time" in all model's pages. The given times are just a reference because they are calculated with 128 kbps download speed, therefore downloads will be faster with higher bandwidths.

 

SISV's windows affair
Window It opens Tip
Models pages Same window Allow blocked content
Complementary 3D models (Links within models) Same window Following links within models in “Asteroids”, you can browse entire section
Constellations pages (from 3D model sphere) Same window

Click go back to return to the model

Constellations pages (from constellations menu) Same window

Click on “Menu/Celestial Sphere” to return to the model

Information pages of represented objects New window Close to return to the model
Data models pages New window (pop-up) Close to return to the model
Glossary New window (pop-up) Close to return to the model
Credits and Tips New window Close to return to the model

 

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