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Wednesday, October 6, 2010

3D-study of NGC 300 galaxy

An experiment with the NGC 300. All the stars from our milky way are removed and the original 2D-galaxy image is the projected to a 3D-surface. The resulting 3D-model is animated to a movie file. The purpose is to show the actual shape of the galaxy, now distorted by a perspective.

Original 2D-image and the technical data:

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