Largest ever Hubble galaxy portrait

1 03 2006

heic0602a.jpgThe European Homepage For The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope – News Archive: “This new Hubble image reveals the gigantic Pinwheel galaxy, one of the best known examples of “grand design spirals”, and its supergiant star-forming regions in unprecedented detail. The image is the largest and most detailed photo of a spiral galaxy ever released from Hubble.”

Wow! Quite a gorgeous desktop background.

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1 03 2006
Corsin Camichel

That are new and insane dimensions. The “HD-Image” is 450MB!
The website warns with a “Massive File!” 🙂
And the picture in todays news paper was smaller

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