Sun class is an
Entity representing a sun. A
Sun has all the properties and methods of a
Entity, and several others. Currently, Oolite supports at most one sun per system, accessible via the
hasGoneNova : Boolean (read-only)
true if the sun has gone nova.
isGoingNova : Boolean (read-only)
true if the sun is scheduled to go nova.
This property was added in Oolite test release 1.79.
name : String (read-only)
The name of the sun, as set by the
sun_name property in planetinfo.plist
radius : Number (read-only)
The equatorial radius of the sun, in metres.
Cancels a scheduled nova, if a nova has been scheduled but not yet occurred.
function goNova([delay : Number])
Causes the sun to explode. The optional
delay parameter causes the nova to happen after a specified delay (specified in seconds in game real time).