This shows the view from a satellite in polar orbit around Mars, over the terminator. I chose this view because it gives really nice strong shadows that bring out the landforms to best advantage.
Now updated to 4k / UHD.
Made entirely in Lightwave 3d.
I studied astronomy at University College London, but failed to get my degree. For many years pre-internet, I ran the bulletin board "Starbase 1", which is why you will frequently see me referring to myself as that! I was on the board of the IAAA. I operate exclusively in digital formats using many different software packages. Most often Lightwave 3d, Vue, Gaea, and Affinity Photo. I also enjoy oddball graphics packages like Xenodream, Amberlight, and others.
I'm particularly interested in the early Soviet space program, and I have served as a consultant on that subject.
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