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Directional Light that goes all directions?

I'm trying to create a space scene with planets, and I'm having issues with my lighting. I can use a directional light and that works good for lighting the planets and one side of my scene, but unfortunately it only applies light to one side of my environment sphere leaving the other half without lighting. I thought to try making more directional lights going the unlit directions and turned up the Roughness so I wouldn't get the sun reflection, but this doesn't really work because either

  1. The light is so dim that you can see the "line" between the powerful sun light and where it ends and starts the dimmer lights, or

  2. They're so bright that it lights up the other sides of my planet ruining the entire effect

Any solutions? is there a way I can make directional lights emit light in all directions instead of just half? Or is there a way I can apply lighting to my entire environment sphere evenly?

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asked Oct 07 '14 at 04:18 AM in Rendering

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You are looking to use a Skylight here.

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answered Oct 07 '14 at 04:32 AM

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