The final image in Rob Caswell and my series based on details within Arthur C. Clarke's 2010: Odyssey Two. The Leonov nears the moon and begins the braking burn which will settle it into its final orbit. The double sunrise symbolizes the dramatic changes wrought upon Earth, and the entire Solar System, by the conversion of Jupiter into a sun.
Done in Lightwave 10 and Photoshop.
Thanks for hanging in with us, over the entire series. Its been a real challenge, and labor of love.