|What would a sunrise look like on another world?
So far, humanity has only recorded sunrises on
but it is fun to wonder what they would look like on
planets known and
Planets far from their parent star would record the rise of an unusually bright point of light rather than a round orb.
Although this might appear to be what is
pictured above, the
careful combination of long exposures and creative lighting
is actually based on
Venus-rise from planet Earth a few weeks ago,
Mesa Arch in
Canyonlands National Park,
mesas dot the background landscape.
The orange sky is created by air scattering and dust,
but is likely reminiscent of dusty
skyscapes on Mars.
Sunrise was set to occur a few minutes hence, and did indeed involve a
(Colorado St. U.)