A Night on Saturn (2016)

You can’t get much astronomy done on Saturn. The rings shine all night and there’s nowhere to put a telescope down.

Something different from me. Wouldn’t it be something to see the real thing? The rings were rendered in Blender just for a rough start and then I painted the atmosphere, clouds, etc. I thought maybe there would be some atmospheric reddening and a little refraction going on at the horizon. I’ve always enjoyed painting clouds.

About eight hours of work total.