Fiery Birth
Formation of the rocky planets
Fiery Birth
An illustration showing a primitive terrestrial planet, more properly called a protoplanet, in the process of formation. The planet grows as its gravity sucks in more and more rocky debris. The whole process takes hundreds of millions of years.

Title: Fiery Birth

Category: Solar System

Medium: 3DS Max, Photoshop

Date: 2006

Client: Personal


accretion formation planetesimal planetoid
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