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posted on Jun, 3 2005 @ 03:00 PM
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Hey i just recently found this link, it some really amazingly beautiful pictures of nebulas, stars, etc. Check it out!
antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov...
Some are real pics, others are comp. made with photoshop or whatever...
Enjoy!
-Dani




posted on Jun, 3 2005 @ 03:52 PM
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I like the pics at the official Hubble website: hubblesite.org...

Here's what happened when I tried to download the biggest picture they had:



Me (5:08:36 PM): i am about to download the largest pic on the internet i can find
Other Guy (5:08:41 PM): lol
Me (5:08:51 PM): 16000x16000
Me (5:09:04 PM): 286 mb .tiff file
Me (5:09:13 PM): lol
Me (5:09:15 PM): look
Me (5:09:16 PM): hubblesite.org...
Me (5:09:34 PM): woah
Me (5:09:49 PM): my dl speed was 2 mbps
Me (5:09:54 PM): for a while
Other Guy (5:10:08 PM): lol
Me (5:11:21 PM): look at hte warning on the link
Other Guy (5:11:27 PM): i saw it
Other Guy (5:11:29 PM): lol
Me (5:11:35 PM): 750 mb of ram
Me (5:11:38 PM): lol
Me (5:15:06 PM): 55% done with my pic
Me (5:15:09 PM): lol
Other Guy (5:15:12 PM): oll
Me (5:15:15 PM): 58
Me (5:15:18 PM): 59
Me (5:15:23 PM): 60
Me (5:18:43 PM): 92%
Me (5:19:06 PM): my comps gonna blow up when i look at it
Other Guy (5:19:11 PM): olol
Me (5:19:30 PM): yay its done
Me (5:21:39 PM): it wont open its too big lol
Other Guy (5:21:47 PM): lol
Me (5:21:54 PM): yay it opened
Me (5:22:26 PM): i can zoom like 2435236456355645% because its so big
Me (5:23:21 PM): full cpu and ram usage
Me (5:24:15 PM): im using 996 mb of ram on a 768 mb comp
Me (5:24:17 PM): LOL
Other Guy (5:24:20 PM): lol
Me (5:25:11 PM): i closed it i think my cpu just melted
Other Guy (5:27:23 PM): lol
Me (5:28:11 PM): yay my taskbar finally came back
Me (5:33:13 PM): im gonna air out my cpu tower
Other Guy (5:33:18 PM): lol



posted on Jun, 3 2005 @ 03:54 PM
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You just found APOD? It's a cool site. I like to check it each day to see the new photo.



posted on Jun, 3 2005 @ 04:32 PM
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I've been looking at APOD, and I'm impressed. Too bad it would take way too long to look at all of them.



posted on Jun, 3 2005 @ 09:35 PM
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I check this site out every now and then and yes, the pics are awesome. I have to say, there are some truely, beautiful objects out there.



posted on Jun, 3 2005 @ 09:54 PM
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There's lots of threads on this same very site. Try the Search Function.

Also, APOD and other picture sites can be found in the Space Exploration Reference Library.




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