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NASA recently published what it calls the most amazing, highest resolution image of Earth ever, dubbed Blue Marble. Click through to the original upload on Flickr... it's BIG, with a 8000x8000 image. The 1024x1024 image is still spectacular!
Black Marble - Americas NASA image acquired April 18 - October 23, 2012 This image of North and South America at night is a composite assembled from data acquired by the Suomi NPP satellite in April and October 2012. The new data was mapped over existing Blue Marble imagery of Earth to provide a realistic view of the planet.
England from the North Pole: This is a very special version of the Blue Marble image - Earth captured on its entirety from an altitude of 512 miles (824 kilometers) over the North Pole
A beautiful new image of two colliding galaxies has been released by NASA's Great Observatories. The Antennae galaxies, located about 62 million light-years from Earth, are shown in this composite image from the Chandra X-ray Observatory (blue), the Hubble Space Telescope (gold and brown), and the Spitzer Space Telescope (red).
This picture of Neptune was produced from the last whole planet images taken through the green and orange filters on the Voyager 2 narrow angle camera. The images were taken at a range of 4.4 million miles from the planet, 4 days and 20 hours before closest approach.