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This was made with MATLAB R2016a in a similar way that of other astronomical bodies, plotting a topographical map on a sphere proyection. Since I could not find a good, detailed and free topographical map of the Death Star, I created my own using Paint.net, MATLAB and some texture maps. It is scaled taken the first generation max size of 160 km in diameter. However there is not consensus on the real (pretended) size. Some details can be wrong since I didn't see any Star Wars movie.
The file's names explained: name_1_x_10_y.stl is 1 : x * 10y. So _1_6_10_7 is 1:600000000 or one in 60 million.
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