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Old 10-08-2011, 12:38 AM
mental4astro (Alexander)

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Star rendition, and further nebulous development.

Hi all,

Jeremy Perez may be a name familiar to some of you as one of the fellows responsible for ASOD. Jeremy has been greatly influenced by the work of Scott Mellish, and we have been corresponding on the topic of astro sketching. He has also showed me a little added spice he's come up with to highlight those occasionally exceptionally bright stars we encounter. While I've described marking bright stars with the use of a small diffraction pattern, Jeremy has furthered this by adding a soft glow to this diffraction pattern to simulate the glare that we would experience at the EP.

The picture below shows a scale of star brightness, including that added glare effect, and a little random collection of dots to show the effect of such a combination.
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