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comment Efficient solar panel placing strategy
@SergiiZaskaleta The optimal way to place them is one set of 4 and then offset the next set by 45 degrees on the far side of the vessel. That way, if it faces directly into the sun, you'll get all 8 panels in full sunlight and you can minimise overlap. Three-way symmetry will fulfill the requirements for most vessels, heck, two-way symmetry will work 99% of the time. Six or Eight is even better, but remember that some panels will block others if you have a high symmetry. But I think 4 has a nice ascetic and fulfills the requirements of the questions, that's why I recommend it.
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comment A Modlist for an Ultimate KSP Playthrough
Scott Manley has just started a new series that focuses on a full and realistic set of mods, beyond what pamplemoussephysics is asking. It is probably worth checking out and perhaps, removing the RSS mods.
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comment Efficient solar panel placing strategy
This can't be true. A functioning science lab uses 5 units of electricity per second and the Minmus' night lasts 5hours. 7200 unit batteries won't last. Do the math, and this can't be right.
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comment When should I perform the inclination matching maneuver?
Once you know what you're doing, I recommend using MechJeb to avoid the tedium of minor course corrections. I have 700+ hours of KSP under my belt and I use MechJeb to perform simple course corrections like fine tuning planetary (or satellitic) intercept. These are best done at high transition nodes (usually half way between LKO and Minmus).
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comment When should I perform the inclination matching maneuver?
Scott Manley is the Chuck Norris of KSP - he's always right. If he's wrong, it's KSP that needs to change. But it sounds like he would be recommending a inclination change during Hohmann transfer from LKO. If you're using a maneuver node you can see that an inclination change at the same time as Hohmann transfer will add only a few meters of delta-v - free inclination change! If you perform a course correction halfway to Minmus you're looking at around 50 meters.
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