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I had a lot of trouble deciding what curve to do for this project. I eventually decided on the astroid curve (and astroid involute) because I really liked the elegant simplicity of this curve.  I thought it would be nice to evoke the night sky in this project (as it is an astroid curve).  Although I had added more effects, I eventually decided that a simpler design worked more effectively for the feeling of brightness I was trying to elicit.  The part I had the most trouble with was figuring out how to make each asteroid spin on it’s individual center axis while still creating a repeating pattern through nested for loops.