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Tuesday, August 13, 2013

An experimental 3D-study of NGC 1499, the California Nebula



This is an experimental test with a 3D-conversion of my astronomical images. Only real elements from my original image are used, there is nothing added but the volumetric information!

NOTE. This is a personal vision about shapes and volumes, based on some scientific data and an artistic impression.


California Nebula as an experimental 3D-model
In constellation Perseus


This is a looped video, click to start and stop. Original movie is in HD1080p resolution.


My original image of the California Nebula is used for the animation
Click for the large image

Original blog post about NGC 1499 with technical details
http://astroanarchy.blogspot.fi/2012/02/california-nebula-ngc-1499-with-some.html

More 3D-experiments can be seen here: 
http://www.astroanarchy.blogspot.fi/search/label/animations