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Tayfun Öner

Latest Processed Space Images

Vesta rotation movie (smoothed, high-resolution)

Vesta rotation movie (smoothed, high-resolution)

Posted 2013/12/30 | 0 comments

Dawn captured 64 images of Vesta over one rotation period (a little more than 5 hours) from a distance of 5,200 kilometers on July 24, 2011, making a movie of its rotation. In this 720p native resolution version, Tayfun Öner has tweened the images, making the rotation appear smoother.


Vesta's "Snowman" (3D)

Posted 2012/04/20 | 0 comments

To make this 3D view of the "Snowman" crater chain on Vesta, Tayfun Öner first created a global 3D model of Vesta from the Dawn mission's rotation movie, then mapped a higher-resolution image of the snowman to it, then rendered two views of the craters from two different perspectives and combined them into a red-blue anaglyph.

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