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Arcturus by fallenZeraphine Arcturus by fallenZeraphine
Arcturus :

"Space is big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mindbogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down the road to the drug store, but that's just peanuts to space." - Douglas Adams

Created with Photoshop CS5

* Thank you infinite705 for selecting this as a daily deviation, and thank you all for the nice comments :)
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Arcturus by ~fallenZeraphine ( Featured by Infinite705 )
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Evertide Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014   Writer
"The universe is so big that by the time I could finish explaining how big it is, it would already have f***tupled in size."
- Bill Nye [as best I remember it]

And I love it~
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Shadziulec Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
so amazing !
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bROLLY34 Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2012
This shit is sick!
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Alshvarin Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2012
An amazing piece of art. Are these very difficult to make? (I also enjoyed your 'Twilight' and 'Slumber').

You get a favorite for the artwork and a 'joy' for quoting Douglas Adams :D
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fallenZeraphine Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you very much, there are a lot of tutorials on how to make planets with Photoshop, also starfields and such, it will be hard at first but with practice it gets easier. I love work by Douglas Adams, :)

here's a link for you to start your space art journey :
[link]
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Alshvarin Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012
Thank you for the link! I've always wanted to create planets.

"You'll need to have this fish in your ear."
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dileepa Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2012
nice one mate... well done
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fallenZeraphine Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
thanks bro :)
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The-Dude-L-Bug Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Nicely done & congrats on the DD,
but I agree with a few other comments that there are a few inconsistancies from a scientific perspective...
not the least of which is to the best of human knowledge to present, Acrturus is a star not a planet.

While the light flare & shadow of that moon/planetoid LOOK really cool, it's not quite logical.
To see that would require a very large field of particulates.
There would need to be a inner zone of constant collisions there to perpetually replenish the level of "dust" or it wouldn't last long... Especially not in the orbital paths of a planets and moons....
Add to that Arcturus is the fourth brightest star we can see from earth; It's solar "wind" would have swept most of the dust and finer particulates out of that system long ago...
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fallenZeraphine Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for your comment, I was actually not Referring to Arcturus the Star, This is what I chose to name the whole piece, it was a name popped to my mind after looking at it when I was done with it (I know Arcturus is a Star), Don't think about it in such Scientific detail (although I love it my self), I had no scientific accuracy in my mind when doing this, I just wanted it have a sense of scale, in a nutshell I took my artistic license and went mad with it :)
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