Below are volume renderings of cubes, 3 Mpc on a side, centered on the midpoints of the ELVIS pairs. The color and opacity are scaled by the local dark matter density. These small images link to higher resolution versions. If you use any of the visualizations on this page, please cite Garrison-Kimmel et al. (2013).


Hera (left) & Zeus (right)

Zeus & Hera

Scylla (left) & Charybdis (right)

Scylla & Charybdis

Romulus (left) & Remus (right)

Romulus & Remus

Orion (top) & Taurus (bottom)

Orion & Taurus

Kek (left) & Kauket (right)

Kek & Kauket

Hamilton (top) & Burr (bottom)

Hamilton & Burr

Lincoln (left) & Douglas (right)

Lincoln & Douglas

Serena (bottom) & Venus (top)

Serena & Venus

Sonny (bottom) & Cher (top)

Sonny & Cher

Hall (bottom) & Oates (top)

Hall & Oates

Siegfreid (bottom) & Roy (top)

Siegfreid & Roy

Thelma (bottom) & Louise (top)

Thelma & Louise



More movies will be made available here as they finish rendering; some samples are below. Click each image to play the movie.


Rotating about Zeus & Hera at redshift zero:

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The evolution of Serena & Venus until today:

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