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Instead of a piece of paper you might want to hold a slightly wet rag with a bit of soap to your monitor and then carefully move it around.

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I used to have a thin piece of paper that I'd printed a circle of markings on, every 10 degrees around a central point.

I'd slap it on the screen and could just about see the mouse pointer underneath it, so I was able to set a maneuver marker at the angle given ny Alex Moon's transfer window planner.

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And yet again, the glaring, ridiculous lack of in-game instrumentation in KSP is highlighted.

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Before i installed 'Transfer Window Planner' I used a clear plastic protractor and held that up to the monitor.  A hell of a lot easier to see through than paper :D.

Absolutely, tools like this should be stock.

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12 hours ago, pandaman said:

Before i installed 'Transfer Window Planner' I used a clear plastic protractor and held that up to the monitor.  A hell of a lot easier to see through than paper :D.

Absolutely, tools like this should be stock.

Get a free Homman TransferTM  piece of paper with your copy of KSP!

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???

With Kerbin at the 3o'clock position:

Moho 11
Eve 5
Duna 1:30
Dres 12:01
Jool 11:58
Eeloo 11

Forget where I found that. Works for me. I just roll the view around while in map mode, and like @Johnny Wishbone, eyeball it.

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4 hours ago, Johnny Wishbone said:

Jeebus. I just eyeball it. You guys actually use protractors against your monitors?

'Fraid so.  But then again i have a clear plastic ruler at work that I occasonally hold up to my monitor to quickly compare sizes and scales in CAD.  They all think I'm nuts, but as a quick comparison tool, rather than to get proper measurements, it works rather well.

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On 1/1/2018 at 10:43 PM, 0something0 said:

Get a free Homman TransferTM  piece of paper with your copy of KSP!

I'm picturing a 6-page PDF with dotted lines showing where to fold to go to each planet.

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