Largest Space Photo Ever Released By NASA of Neighbouring Galaxy Andromeda at a whopping 1.5 Billion Pixels

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NASA has always released brilliant images about space taken from their satellites and telescopic probes in outer space. On January 5,2015 they have released in what must be the largest space photo ever released till date about our neighbouring galaxy Andromeda which is believed to be at an unimaginable distance of 2.5 million light years away.

The Andromeda galaxy is estimated to be the size of 1.5 by 1012 solar masses (one solar mass being about as equal to the size of the sun).

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Sharpest ever view of the Andromeda Galaxy

 

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So hard to comprehend but Scientists say that given enough time passing, every star and eventually every black hole will lose it's energy and the Universe will become nothing but a gigantic void with no energy.

Kind of busts a few of Einsteins theories, but that's what they say. First Law of Thermodynamics.
 

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So hard to comprehend but Scientists say that given enough time passing, every star and eventually every black hole will lose it's energy and the Universe will become nothing but a gigantic void with no energy.

Kind of busts a few of Einsteins theories, but that's what they say. First Law of Thermodynamics.

Energy doesn't die off---it changes form as does matter--our stars and black holes will end-----------but I assume that the energy and elements that they are made of will somehow become something else.
 

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NASA has always released brilliant images about space taken from their satellites and telescopic probes in outer space. On January 5,2015 they have released in what must be the largest space photo ever released till date about our neighbouring galaxy Andromeda which is believed to be at an unimaginable distance of 2.5 million light years away.
The Andromeda galaxy is estimated to be the size of 1.5 by 1012 solar masses (one solar mass being about as equal to the size of the sun).
Sharpest ever view of the Andromeda Galaxy

Here's a hi-res shot of M31 you can actually look at here and appreciate:




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NASA has always released brilliant images about space taken from their satellites and telescopic probes in outer space. On January 5,2015 they have released in what must be the largest space photo ever released till date about our neighbouring galaxy Andromeda which is believed to be at an unimaginable distance of 2.5 million light years away.

The Andromeda galaxy is estimated to be the size of 1.5 by 1012 solar masses (one solar mass being about as equal to the size of the sun).

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Sharpest ever view of the Andromeda Galaxy

One galaxy, among thousands in the universe.

Breathtaking.
 

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NASA has always released brilliant images about space taken from their satellites and telescopic probes in outer space. On January 5,2015 they have released in what must be the largest space photo ever released till date about our neighbouring galaxy Andromeda which is believed to be at an unimaginable distance of 2.5 million light years away.

The Andromeda galaxy is estimated to be the size of 1.5 by 1012 solar masses (one solar mass being about as equal to the size of the sun).

View attachment 393436
Sharpest ever view of the Andromeda Galaxy

One galaxy, among thousands in the universe.

Breathtaking.
billions, trillions.
 

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NASA has always released brilliant images about space taken from their satellites and telescopic probes in outer space. On January 5,2015 they have released in what must be the largest space photo ever released till date about our neighbouring galaxy Andromeda which is believed to be at an unimaginable distance of 2.5 million light years away.

The Andromeda galaxy is estimated to be the size of 1.5 by 1012 solar masses (one solar mass being about as equal to the size of the sun).

View attachment 393436
Sharpest ever view of the Andromeda Galaxy

One galaxy, among thousands in the universe.

Breathtaking.
Millions in the universe.

Watch the hubble documentaries about when the took it into "deep space".

It was almost overwhelming.
 

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NASA has always released brilliant images about space taken from their satellites and telescopic probes in outer space. On January 5,2015 they have released in what must be the largest space photo ever released till date about our neighbouring galaxy Andromeda which is believed to be at an unimaginable distance of 2.5 million light years away.

The Andromeda galaxy is estimated to be the size of 1.5 by 1012 solar masses (one solar mass being about as equal to the size of the sun).

View attachment 393436
Sharpest ever view of the Andromeda Galaxy

One galaxy, among thousands in the universe.

Breathtaking.
billions, trillions.
More incomprehensible than the federal debt....heh.
 

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NASA has always released brilliant images about space taken from their satellites and telescopic probes in outer space. On January 5,2015 they have released in what must be the largest space photo ever released till date about our neighbouring galaxy Andromeda which is believed to be at an unimaginable distance of 2.5 million light years away.

The Andromeda galaxy is estimated to be the size of 1.5 by 1012 solar masses (one solar mass being about as equal to the size of the sun).

View attachment 393436
Sharpest ever view of the Andromeda Galaxy

One galaxy, among thousands in the universe.

Breathtaking.
Millions in the universe.

Watch the hubble documentaries about when the took it into "deep space".

It was almost overwhelming.
Hubble looked through the equivalent of a pin hole and saw billions of stars.

"Incomprehensible" is an understatement of incomprehensible proportions.
 
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NASA has always released brilliant images about space taken from their satellites and telescopic probes in outer space. On January 5,2015 they have released in what must be the largest space photo ever released till date about our neighbouring galaxy Andromeda which is believed to be at an unimaginable distance of 2.5 million light years away.
The Andromeda galaxy is estimated to be the size of 1.5 by 1012 solar masses (one solar mass being about as equal to the size of the sun).
Sharpest ever view of the Andromeda Galaxy

Here's a hi-res shot of M31 you can actually look at here and appreciate:




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NASA has always released brilliant images about space taken from their satellites and telescopic probes in outer space. On January 5,2015 they have released in what must be the largest space photo ever released till date about our neighbouring galaxy Andromeda which is believed to be at an unimaginable distance of 2.5 million light years away.

The Andromeda galaxy is estimated to be the size of 1.5 by 1012 solar masses (one solar mass being about as equal to the size of the sun).

View attachment 393436
Sharpest ever view of the Andromeda Galaxy

One galaxy, among thousands in the universe.

Breathtaking.
billions, trillions.
The largest galaxy in the observable universe is the elliptical galaxy, IC 1101. It has 100 trillion stars and is 6 million light years in diameter! By comparison, the Milky way has a mere 100 billion stars and is 100,000 light years in diameter.

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File:Supergalaxia IC 1101.png - Wikimedia Commons
 

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NASA has always released brilliant images about space taken from their satellites and telescopic probes in outer space. On January 5,2015 they have released in what must be the largest space photo ever released till date about our neighbouring galaxy Andromeda which is believed to be at an unimaginable distance of 2.5 million light years away.

The Andromeda galaxy is estimated to be the size of 1.5 by 1012 solar masses (one solar mass being about as equal to the size of the sun).

View attachment 393436
Sharpest ever view of the Andromeda Galaxy

One galaxy, among thousands in the universe.

Breathtaking.
Millions in the universe.

Watch the hubble documentaries about when the took it into "deep space".

It was almost overwhelming.
Hubble looked through the equivalent of a pin hole and saw billions of stars.

"Incomprehensible" is an understatement of incomprehensible proportions.



Years ago, the Hubble telescope was aimed at the two most EMPTY regions of the sky, one near the Big Dipper and the other in Eridanus near Orion, both looking out through the top and bottom of our galaxy (at right angles to the galactic plane with the least amount of stars and gas in our way), and took like 16 hour long deep exposures of the most VACANT places we know that look totally empty under normal conditions and came away with THIS:



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This is looking out towards the edge of the known universe and virtually everything in the picture as far as we can see is more and more galaxies, each with billions of stars in every one.
 

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The Andromeda galaxy is currently racing towardour Milky Way at a speedof about 70 miles (110 km) per second. Ultimately, the two galaxies will merge.
 

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If there are still people around in about 4.5 billion years they will get a real close look at the Andromeda Galaxy as it collides with the Milky Way

 

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