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How can I change the size of the Sun?

Hi Guys,

I am very new to all of this and was messing around with the basic Skysphere setup in a Blank (4.2) Project. I've come to notice that the visual appearance of the Sun is based on the properties of the Directional Light that the Skysphere makes use of?

Is this correct? If not my apologies.

I believe I understand the purpose behind this setup but I am unsure as to how one would make the Lightsource (aka, the Sun) appear bigger in the Skysphere. I tried changing the scale of the Directional Light among other things but did not see a result. Any help to point me in the right direction would be appreciated. Sorry for being a newb.

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asked Jun 11 '14 at 04:17 AM in Using UE4

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Hi NoDroneDigital,

Here are the steps for how to change that:

  • In the Scene Outliner right click on BP_Sky_Sphere and select Edit BP_Sky_Sphere.

  • Under the Construction Script find the Create Dynamic Material Instance node.

  • Find Source Material under that node and click the arrow to the right to find the material in your Content Browswer.

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  • Double click the material to open it in the Material Editor.

  • Find the section named Sun and change the Default Value of the SunRadius node.

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Hope that helps, TJ

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answered Jun 11 '14 at 05:06 PM

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avatar image NoDroneDigital Jun 14 '14 at 10:46 PM

Hey TJ,

Sorry I forgot to check back. This info helps greatly and also gives me some insight into blueprints. Greatly appreciated.

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