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Sirius B by ApoXile Sirius B by ApoXile
Beyond the Frontier II - Centre of Power ends in a couple of hours, so it's time to finally finish work!

I proudly present you "Sirius B", my submission to the contest.

This was quite hard to achieve, because it's actually the first time I seriously tried to do some space related stuff.

Credits: "The last Supernova Tutorial" by =keepwalking07.

Inspirations from: :iconjoejesus: :iconkeepwalking07: :iconmark-s: :iconr3v4n: :iconbaro: :wave:

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With a mass nearly equal to the Sun's, Sirius B is one of the more massive white dwarfs known (0.98 solar mass.); it is almost double the 0.5–0.6 solar mass average. Yet that same mass is packed into a volume roughly equal to the Earth. The current surface temperature is 25,200 K. However, since there is no internal source of energy generation, Sirius B will steadily cool as the remaining heat is radiated into space over a period of more than two trillion years. [wiki]

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Technical Details:

:bulletred: native resolution: 4000x2000 300dpi
:bulletred: program used: Photoshop CS4 only
:bulletred: time: at least 20 hours B-)

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now listening to: Joe Satriani - Is There Love in Space

Comments & Criticism are very appreciated! :)

edit: text alignment fixed...
and for anyone wondering: as i promised this is the overhauled version of the piece i uploaded a week ago. i deleted the asteroids and mainly worked on the background.
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:iconqryptid:
Qryptid Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2015  Student General Artist
Ladies and gentlemen, proof that wizards become stars when they choose not to be ghosts.
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:iconphuong-linh:
Phuong-Linh Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2015   Traditional Artist
Used this on my Fan-page: www.facebook.com/TFU.Sapphiriu…
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:iconosirisawakening:
osirisawakening Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2013
Such a beautiful planet right ...
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:iconjohnarcheus:
johnarcheus Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013
Also, if you ever finish Sirius A, here are some important colours you must use:
Sirus A is covered with white fire and also it has a little bit of blue. Also, some of the flames it makes ends with Gold Fire (Or Something like Gold).
I really hope you finish it. Trust me, if I had the drawing skills you have I would do it, but not all people are special like you.
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johnarcheus Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013
Can You Please Do that, if You Can...
Make a Drawing of Sirius A. Sirius B is Blue. Sirius A is White and Brighter!
Please, Do that if You Can. + You will be the first in the Internet to create a Drawing of Sirius A, this beautiful! If you make it, please inform me. I want to use it as WallPaper in my Desktop, and make a Poster for my room.
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n3cr0he11 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013
hi, may I use this as top graphic in my website? its about Sirius of course :D when this is online, adress should be www.718.com.pl, but please be sirius, I dont have money to pay for rights :P and THIS IS MOST AMAZING SIRIUS GRAPHIC !!!!
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:icontha1337er:
Tha1337er Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Used this on me and a friend's wikia, hope you don't mind.

Take the link. [link]
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:iconoverseer:
overseer Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012   Digital Artist
Great work! I really like the composition and colors!
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:iconjonaharuken:
JonahAruken Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very nice ^^
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:iconjrockk:
JRocKK Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Cool, Looks Like An Enlightened Earth :meditation:
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:iconakhimas:
akhimas Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2011
Very nice! Can i use small thumb of this image for my flash game (as mission briefing background)? You will be credited
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shurikhein Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Really amazing work, one of the best I've ever seen! I look on it and I feel its heat... Tempestuous surface with those fiery eruptions totally blows my eyes into the space enchanted by bright rays of energy... And background is great too - with millions of stars shining quite faintly(but I get shivers when thinking that they can be even hotter than this one!) compared to such powerful fusion reactor...
In fact - brilliant!

:+fav:
...And new, epic wallpaper! :D
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:iconir0nvgta:
Ir0nVGta Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
teach me :?
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MegatronSoR Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2010
Wow, its incredible !
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:iconikuto12309:
ikuto12309 Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Nicely done :ahoy:
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DanielBateman Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2010
That; is. Amazing.
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:iconapoxile:
ApoXile Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2010
thank you :blushes:
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DanielBateman Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2010
Probably the best thing I've seen on DeviantArt. Serious Kudos for that. :D
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:iconprincejulian:
princejulian Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2010  Student Artist
very nice! good luck for the contest!!
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:iconh3llb0yn3cr0:
h3llb0yn3cr0 Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Holy CRUD this is fucking awesome!!! I only wish I could do stuff like this :(
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:iconbrokrek:
brokrek Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
nice work! keep up :)
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:iconapoxile:
ApoXile Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2010
i will, thanks :slow:
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:iconlentaro92:
Lentaro92 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Stunning. O___O
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:iconapoxile:
ApoXile Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2010
thank you very much :hug:
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:iconmeral:
Meral Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2010  Student General Artist
Amazing work!:)
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:iconapoxile:
ApoXile Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2010
thank you :-)
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:iconirmax-comix:
irmax-comix Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
powerful!
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:iconapoxile:
ApoXile Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2010
it is! and thanks for :+fav:ing :D
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:iconwyntersrayne:
Wyntersrayne Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2010   Photographer
Too cool
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:iconapoxile:
ApoXile Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2010
isn't it? B-)
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slslslsl Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It's so shiny and bright! *-* I just am memorized by this piece of artwork. Nice job! =3 Good luck in the contest (if it didn't pass already)
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:iconapoxile:
ApoXile Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2010
haha, thank you very much :hug:
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:iconzalcoti:
Zalcoti Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2010   Digital Artist
Breathtaking work! I wish you well in the contest!
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:iconapoxile:
ApoXile Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2010
thanks :D
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:icontw-design:
Tw-design Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2010
very nice, and our works do look allot alike :D
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synax444 Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2010
Excellent! Very impressed.
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:iconapoxile:
ApoXile Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2010
thank you :)
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Chaplain99 Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
Very nice. Yeah, the curve of the two asteroid groups makes it look like their rotating around some invisible planet.
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:iconapoxile:
ApoXile Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2010
haha, you're right.. didn't intend that :D
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:iconchaplain99:
Chaplain99 Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
I know the feeling. -checks his last couple trance compositions- -.-;
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