AA/2018/34789 Cometary topography and phase darkening (Vincent, 2019)

The associated file "comet_topo.blend" contains the python code and software environment used to generate virtual comets in Vincent et al, A&A, 2019

The code relies on the internal Python environment provided by Blender (free and open-source 3D modeling software available at To avoid path issues, the code is embedded into the into the .blend file and must be run from within Blender.

Upon opening, "comet_topo.blend" with Blender 2.8,you will be presented with all relevant instructions to run, modify, or export the code.

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