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Tiberius K

Insane Vibration From Solar Panels

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Hello,

Problem: Sadness caused by horrific vibration of vessels caused by ridiculous wobbling of OX-4L 1x6 solar panels.  SAS disengaged

I spent an enjoyable session adding solar panels to my LKO station using the smaller not retractable panels (gigantors not unlocked yet), docked my tug and left Jeb to admire his handywork.  Next session I 'fly'my station from the docking station and watch in horror as the neat banks of panels start to wobble uncontrollably looking like they should tear off.  The station is torquing about 2 or 3 axis by the look of it, rotating and looking like it wants to rip itself apart.  If I undock the arms (girders, I-beams, clamp-o-trons each end) carrying the solar arrays the station settles down whilst the solar arrays move away still wobbling ridiculously taking my happiness with them

 

I have recreated this at the launchpad as well.  Not a problem when first deployed, only when I return to the vessel.  No control input or SAS in either case.  I've never seen this before and searched the forums and google but came up blank.  I've investigated and come up blank, has anyone got any ideas?  Modded 1.1.3.

 

Thanks,

- Thanks bewing for pointing me to a related known bug in the tracker

Edited by Tiberius K
located known bug

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