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Don Davis

Don Davis

Don Davis

Don Davis is a space artist and animator. He is a member and Fellow of the International Association of Astronomical Artists. Visit his website to see his paintings and his writing on the colors of Mars.

Mars as seen from Deimos (painting by Don Davis)

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Mars as seen from Deimos (painting by Don Davis)
This artist concept shows Mars from the perspective of Deimos.

Latest Blog Posts

The Mariner Mars Globe

November 29, 2013

In 1971 I was being trained to work with the airbrush by the map artists at the U.S. Geological Survey's Branch of Astrogeologic Studies in Flagstaff. However, the project I ended up spending about a quarter of a man-year on was a hand-painted map globe of Mars.

Latest Processed Space Images

The last look at Saturn from the Cassini spacecraft

September 15, 2017

The last color mosaic of Saturn obtained by the Cassini spacecraft as it approached its end on September 15, 2017.

The North polar region of Saturn

July 25, 2017

The North Pole of Saturn seen by Cassini in its close pass by the gas giant on April 26, 2017. The rings loom from beyond the planet.

The Great Red Spot from the South

July 25, 2017

As the JUNO spacecraft headed away from Jupiter after its close look at the Great Red Spot, it looked backwards at this vast reddish storm nearing the horizon. In the foreground, the lighter cloud zones show variations of cloud texture and color.

astronaut on Phobos
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