Stellarium 0.13.0
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Meteor Class Reference

Models a single meteor. More...

#include <Meteor.hpp>

Public Member Functions

 Meteor (const StelCore *, double v)
 Create a Meteor object. More...
 
bool update (double deltaTime)
 Updates the position of the meteor, and expires it if necessary. More...
 
void draw (const StelCore *core, StelPainter &sPainter)
 Draws the meteor. More...
 
bool isAlive (void)
 Determine if a meteor is alive or has burned out. More...
 

Detailed Description

Models a single meteor.

Control of the meteor rate is performed in the MeteorMgr class. Once created, a meteor object only lasts for some amount of time, and then "dies", after which, the update() member returns false. The live/dead status of a meteor may also be determined using the isAlive member.

Constructor & Destructor Documentation

Meteor::Meteor ( const StelCore ,
double  v 
)

Create a Meteor object.

Parameters
vthe velocity of the meteor in km/s.

Member Function Documentation

void Meteor::draw ( const StelCore core,
StelPainter sPainter 
)

Draws the meteor.

bool Meteor::isAlive ( void  )

Determine if a meteor is alive or has burned out.

Returns
true if alive, else false.
bool Meteor::update ( double  deltaTime)

Updates the position of the meteor, and expires it if necessary.

Returns
true of the meteor is still alive, else false.