Octahedral Craft and Atmospheric Entry Aurora

A macro photograph contrived to suggest an octahedral spacecraft energizing an atmosphere


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What you see here is a fluorite crystal sitting in a vintage blue-glass ashtray illuminated with LEDs and UV light. Combusting denatured alcohol pooled on one side provided the flames (to suggest an aurora), while the stars are impurities in the glass.

Posted in a response to a Daily Post Daily Prompt.

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