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    Default Way way way out there...

    200,000 Galaxys in a 18,000 x 11,000 pixel image..

    250mega bytes so if you Download the entire thing you will need some horse power..



    http://www.petapixel.com/2012/03/27/...28PetaPixel%29


    I'm going to Download, Crop out a few light years of interest, and ship off to Walmart as a nice 20x30 wall print ($20)...
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    Default Re: Way way way out there...

    I'm not clicking on that, or I'll get lost for hours looking at the "billions and billions" (to quote Carl Sagan) of stars and galaxies!

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    Well I D/L the whole thing, found a neat few" light years" to crop out at 7,000 pixels by 5,000 pixels and now I will farm it out to Wallmart and see if they will print it. I will try @ 20"x30".. It will be a cool wall hanging for $20 (Plus the cost of a frame)..
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    That's a really cool pic Bill.

    It reminds me of the desert in Arizona at night. The skies are so clear and it is so devoid of ambient light that you really see the stars. Thanks for sharing.
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    It was a hassle for sure - Took 20 min to download.. one hour poking around for one of my programs to handle it and the the wallmart photo processor chugged along saying "processing shopping cart" for one hour before I shuffled off to bed at midnight last night.

    This morning processing was done and I entered the store pick up info and now have to wait the 3-5 days to be delivered to the store for pick up and payment.

    Have to find a 20x30 frame now..
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