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CLOSED  Bug report #5403  -  radar circles can be seen through earth
Posted Jan 02, 2015 - updated Jan 03, 2015
icon_info.png This issue is a duplicate of issue #5263 - " radar circles on geoscape disappear too late"
icon_info.png This issue has been closed with status "Closed" and resolution "DUPLICATE".
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Issue description
In the geoscope, the radar lines of base radars can be seen even if they are "on the other side of earth", so should be overlapped (invisible) by earth. This can be reproduced with a freshly started campaign, by "rolling" earth to the side until the new home base, with radar active, disappears below the horizon.

The radar is no longer visible once the base is "too much" below the horizon. It seems to happen in that moment when the last part of some radar circle that is (correctly) still displayed disappears. Thus the radar circle disappears all at once instead of continuously.

If there are many bases/radar towers on earth, this becomes pretty confusing.

This bug is new in 2.6.

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