Rendered Stills

All images rendered with POV-ray (www.povray.org)

Include files for animations and renders were galaxy.inc (for the starfield) and clockmod.inc (for the animation) both by Chris Colefax (http://www.geocities.com/ccolefax/)

The colony


 

View of the radiators on the back of the solar panels


Bottom Solar Panels


 

View of the "bottom" of the colony


 

The window that acts as the sky for the colonists


Docking facilities and radio dish


 

Front view from afar


View from the back


Central spheres and hexagonal solar panel


Topmost sphere and secondary mirror in the foreground


Circular mirror


What it might look like if you were taking a walk on the hexagonal solar panel


Central spheres, hexagonal solar panel, six connecting spokes, and the secondary mirror


More views of spheres from top


Still another view from top


View of bottom

 

Notes:

The aluminum-textured squares were put in to break up the monotony of the torus texture, but they may be interpreted as being part of the alminum framework that holds together the radiation shield.