SpaceEngine: Moon & Starfield Skydome Replacement 2.1

DrAwesome and I teamed up to present to you all some quality skydome graphics with the use of SpaceEngine!
(my youtube | my facebook).

What is SpaceEngine? It's an incredible & free "space simulation program that lets you explore the universe in three dimensions, from planet Earth to the most distant galaxies. Areas of the known universe are represented using actual astronomical data, while regions uncharted by astronomy are generated procedurally. Millions of galaxies, trillions of stars, countless planets - all available for exploration. You can land any planet, moon or asteroid and watch alien landscapes and celestial phenomena. You can even pilot starships and atmospheric shuttles."

These new textures did not need to be much more than 1k resolution, in fact game stability is compromised at 4k & up. These textures are so distant that increasing the resolution makes no sense as there would be no benefit visually, however it could impact performance.

Screenshots were taken using my other project, Mod Community Graphics :)

UPDATE: New installation instructions :)

Install using OpenIV!

1) Using OpenIV in Edit Mode, drag and drop the skydome.ytd file to this location: update\update.rpf\x64\textures (Thank you SAEVARM3 !)
First Uploaded: May 24, 2015
Last Updated: October 08, 2016
Last Downloaded: 7 minutes ago


  • Gtao47
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    If anyone here is having problems getting this to work = update\update.rpf\x64\textures

    putting the skydome.ytd file there worked for me, not in x64a.rpf like it says in the description.

    May 24, 2016
  • 1c6452 robot me

    @mt2oo8 I doubt it was this.
    @3ric2hew no.

    December 21, 2015
  • 62db5a 14624221 1393018094061295 2985149429184462848 a

    Is this GTA V? That's incredible! Great job

    December 29, 2015
  • 51daa7 batman  arkham origins 60093

    Love this Skydome Mod and it's purely amazing. Especially the moon since it looks super photo-realistic. Also the stars and everything look amazing.

    January 08, 2016
  • 90a819 sefulretelei

    for me ... after your file ...in reloaded ... and i have no more sounds ... please help me ubtri !!!

    March 02, 2016
  • 772b4a ‪+92 322 7542665‬ 20160530 123446

    Whoa. Who cares for Realism. Its the best space engine ive seen. Shut up and take my stars.

    July 13, 2016
  • Default

    Hey mate, thanks for this amazing mod! I use it with VisualV and works like a charm. Also, I had to put the skydome.ytd file on the directory you mention in the installation guide. To me works that way. Btw, any way to add more skyes instead of replacing them? I would like to have more types of skies :D

    August 18, 2016
  • Default

    weirdely, the mod stopped working at the installation location and now works only on the one given by

    September 02, 2016
  • Gtav76

    like :)

    September 17, 2016
  • Gtav76

    pssss..... hey @ubtri
    gta "redux" mod overwrite your mod....
    i put it back but the install path is now different ._.

    Can you or somebody else help me?

    thx :)

    September 18, 2016
  • 1c6452 robot me

    @hiwi234 Using OpenIV in Edit Mode, drag and drop the skydome.ytd file to this location: update\update.rpf\x64\textures (Thank you SAEVARM3 !)

    October 07, 2016
  • 1a2dfb 2015 08 23 213939

    Looks really trippy! but its not for me to many stars... 4 stars for your work. :)

    October 09, 2016
  • Dcf2d9 avataredit

    Great Mod!

    October 09, 2016
  • 3f07d0 index

    Could you make a more dramatic one, like this?
    Merely asking.
    More info: http://www.nexusmods.com/oblivion/mods/19509/?

    October 12, 2016
  • Default

    got fps drop, moon texture too big,1280x1280, didnt back up any 1 can upload the original skydom file pls ?? its a small siz one.

    November 07, 2016
  • Default

    nvm, i found it in another skydom mod :)

    November 07, 2016
  • 790746 enb2015 5 8 10 58 0

    oh my god... Installation must be x64a.rp/textures please fix thanks :-)
    however... LOVE IT!!!

    January 27, 2017
  • Default

    awesome mod, works. but i think it messes up with the vangelico recon mission, the manager doesn't show up in the store, and the security guard is frozen. it might not be because of this, although it's the only mod i installed in the original folder. anyway, does anyone have the original skydome.ytd file? i though i did a backup but i didn't sadly.

    March 06, 2017
  • 740255 150705zt0qt1ykgkqi7y75

    @goa38 yup i can supply them. But remember always use the mods folder for usong mods as i asked for player_one.yft and ymt no one gave me only MTH gave me after i re installed gta v for only two files then i realized i may use "mods" folder .

    March 06, 2017
  • 740255 150705zt0qt1ykgkqi7y75

    @JJxORACLE , or u can make this mod jjxoracle PLEASE

    March 06, 2017
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