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NASA release 1.5 billion pixel photo of the Andromeda Galaxy…the biggest image ever taken [pic]
Posted by on Jan 21st, 2015

Geek boner alert: the folks at NASA have released the biggest image ever taken. A 1.5 billion pixel photo of the Andromeda Galaxy taken by the Hubble telescope. To see the entire image you’d need roughly 600 HD television screens placed together to see it and given that most laptop monitors display under 2 million pixels you pretty much lose all the resolution when looking at it right now.  They have made a rad video though showing how far you can zoom in.

Here’s the full pic.

And here’s how far you can zoom in. You see that bright star in the middle near the bottom. Here’s zooming in a quarter of the way.

And here’s zooming in only half way.

Awesome. Click HERE to mess around with the zoom.

And here’s the video they made to show how far you can see.

We definitely not alone.

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