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Dormant Black Hole
Black holes normally reveal themselves in astronomy because they are surrounded by discs of gas, heated to high temperatures, stolen from nearby stars. The X-rays emitted from these accretion discs give away the black hole although it cannot itself b...
Keywords: Adobe Photoshop, animation, astrophysics, black hole, blue giant, distortion, gr...

Analemma
Sun analemma. Artwork of the analemma, the figure of eight shape made by plotting the position of the Sun at the same time of day during the year. The analemma is caused because the axis of the Earth's rotation is not perfectly perpendicular to the p...
Keywords: Adobe Photoshop, analemma, astronomy, eight, Eon_Vue, figure of eight, horizon, ...

Cosmic Web
A portion of the cosmic web. The various clumps that are already bound at this time will remain so, but clumps that are not mutually bound together will never become so....
Keywords: Adobe Photoshop, astronomy, cosmic, galaxies, galaxy cluster, gravitation, gravi...

Lunar Impact
Artwork of a small meteoroid impacting the surface of the Moon. Impacts are much less common now than billions of years ago; yet they still occur, because the Moon has no atmosphere to slow down or destroy incoming missiles....
Keywords: Adobe Photoshop, asteroid, astronomy, collision, impact, landscape, meteoroid, r...

Quasar Merger
From a NOIRLab press release, for which this image was commissioned. The scene depicts quasars that are poised to merge, after their respective host galaxies have collided. ...
Keywords: accretion, active, Adobe Photoshop, AGN, astronomy, astrophysics, beam, black ho...

Alien Life - V8
Artwork of flying or floating alien creatures above the clouds on a massive terrestrial planet. Very massive rocky planets are expected to have such dense atmospheres that life on the ground could be virtually impossible owing to the great pressure o...
Keywords: alien, astronomy, atmosphere, clouds, cloudscape, exoplanet, extrasolar, extraso...

Ice Planet - V3
Digital artwork depicting an exoplanet covered almost completely in an icy shell. Two of its moons are seen in the distance....
Keywords: astronomy, Blender 3D, crescent phase, crust, exoplanet, extrasolar, ice, icy, l...

Mars Dust Devil
Artwork of dust devils on the surface of Mars. Dust devils are tall and short-lived whirlwinds. They form when a pocket of hot air near the surface rises quickly through cooler air above it to create an updraft of rotating air. Dust devils were first...
Keywords: animation, astronomy, Blender 3D, dust, dust devil, landscape, Mars, Martian, So...

Asteroseismology
Illustration depicting asteroseismology - the study of oscillations inside stars. Because a star's different oscillation modes are sensitive to different parts of the star, they inform astronomers about the internal structure of the star, which is ot...
Keywords: 3DS_Max, Adobe Photoshop, asteroseismology, astronomy, convective, core, cut-awa...

Man on Mars - V4
Artwork of astronauts on the Red Planet, Mars, some time in the future....
Keywords: Adobe Photoshop, astronauts, astronomy, Blender 3D, future, futuristic, landscap...

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