LCSE Images for SuperComputing 98 Posters

HIGH RESOLUTION RED GIANT IMAGES

Shown here are several high resolution (2512x3300 pixel) renderings of a Red Giant star. The simulations were carried out at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA). These images show relative temperature perturbations. Relatively warm temperatures are red and yellow, while relatively cool temperatures are blue and aqua. These renderings were used by NCSA for their booth poster at the Super Computing 98 convention. The renderings show the data at three times during the simulation: maximal radius, mid-size radius, and minimum radius. At each of these three times the Red Giant was rendered in three ways: opaque external view, semi-transparent external view, and an internal view. The semi-transparent view allows us to see right through the outer envelope and to view the dense, stable stellar core within. The internal view is a closeup of the core. Each of these 9 renderings are available in 3 formats: tif, gif, and jpeg.

Rendered As
External view, opaque External view, semi-transparent Internal view
Red Giant at Maximal Radius

tif format (3.3 MBytes)

gif format (307 KBytes)

jpeg format (174 KBytes)


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gif format (263 KBytes)

jpeg format (157 KBytes)


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Mid-size Radius

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gif format (276 KBytes)

jpeg format (155 KBytes)


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gif format (263 KBytes)

jpeg format (157 KBytes)


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Minimum Radius

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gif format (268 KBytes)

jpeg format (168 KBytes)


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gif format (441 Kbytes)

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Click here to see the article "Simulating a Pulsating Red Giant Star"

Click here to view Red Giant movies, as well as other LCSE movies.

Rendering by Wayne Peterson.

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