Helix Nebula - 3D Remake

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A digital remake of real phenomenom taking place in space called a ''Helix Nebula''. This is part of a personal project.
As reference I used a picture taken by a NASA spacestation, visible through filters of a Hubble Space Telescope. The digital remake consists of 20.000.000 points made in Houdini, all of them having unique color and position (XYZ) parameters.
1 frame took about 20 seconds to render to HD1080, rendered with Mantra within Houdini.