100,000,000 Stars in 3 Minutes

Your daily palate cleanser:

In January 2015, NASA released the largest image ever of the Andromeda galaxy, taken by the Hubble telescope. Totaling 1.5 billion pixels and requiring 4.3 gigabytes of disk space, this photo provides a detailed glimpse at the sheer scale of our nearest galactic neighbor. By zooming into the incredible shot, filmmaker Dave Achtemichuk creates an unforgettable interactive experience.

 

 

A Hundred Million Stars in 3 Minutes

Source: National Geographic

 


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