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Event Horizon
"Event Horizon" by C. Marie Mackie

Photographer Marie Mackie wished to visualize in this piece what would happen if a solar viewing plate was not "kept in the stowed position". As a result, the theme of this work is centered on time travel and entering other dimensions. Mackie's other art also includes more solar-inspired images as well as aerial photos (below).

More Abstract Art by C. Marie Mackie

Blue fanAlien landscapeThe wisconsin river

From left to right:

  • "Blue fan"- Insulation on the interior ceiling of the solar dome
  • "Alien Landscape" Aerial photo of El Mirage Dry lake. The lines are actually dirt bike trails.
  • "Spherecomm", a close-up of the exterior of the Big Bear observatory dome

These images are from a collection titled "A Visual Exploration of Big Bear Solar Observatory". Click here to view a PDF slideshow of these images.

Credits: Images and slideshow by C. Marie Mackie.

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