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Design Your Own Celestial Bodies

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THE FINAL FRONTIER IS NOT, as we’d previously supposed, a custom loop of hard-piped water cooling, but space itself. Until we can use miniature stable wormholes to employ the chilly temperatures of a hard vacuum to cool our CPUs (give it time, it’ll happen), we have to resort to our imagination to conjure planetscapes around distant stars.

Photoshop is well placed for this kind of digital background painting, as it contains all the tools you need to create a reasonably lifelike solar system view. If you want to import

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