My God, it's full of stars!
July 16, 2003 8:36 AM   Subscribe

Hubble Heritage Image Gallery. (Be sure to also check out the Index Listing for links to higher resolution versions of each of the images.)
posted by crunchland (6 comments total)
My goodness. The best couple o' billion the government ever spent.
posted by black8 at 9:15 AM on July 16, 2003

Is it just me...or is this the Universe telling us exactly what it thinks about us pesky humans? (Upper Left)
posted by mnology at 10:10 AM on July 16, 2003

[Neil]Oh wow man, I'm being hassled by a nebula! Even the universe hates me![/Neil]

Excellent stuff, crunchland. Especially this, and this, which lived as my desktop wallpaper for a while. And there's finally proof even God can't resist those damn Photoshop lens flares.
posted by arto at 1:44 PM on July 16, 2003

nice link. where are the 1600x1200 pics? I know they downsample all of this from what are probably terabyte large images.

space will never stop fascinating me..
posted by shadow45 at 3:36 PM on July 16, 2003

shadow45: Although they're not the same images, there's a gallery of Hubble images with full-resolution TIFFs available at NASA's site. Not quite terabyte-sized--I suspect they're probably cropped--but with images like this one of Jupiter's aurora, there's plenty of goodies to keep you busy.
posted by arto at 2:32 AM on July 17, 2003

for the same images, go to the index view of the gallery, and click on "FULL RESOLUTION IMAGES" for the one you're interested in. Links to high resolution tiff and jpegs are on the resulting pages.
posted by crunchland at 3:52 AM on July 17, 2003

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