Astronomers Unveil a 46-Gigapixel Image of Space

Astronomers at Germany’s Ruhr-Universität Bochum have created the largest astronomical image of space to date. The image is composted from some 268 individual shots captured over the past five years and spans a staggering 46 billion pixels, or 46 gigapixels. That’s 855,000 by 54,000 pixels. The university has created an online viewer to explore the… Continue reading Astronomers Unveil a 46-Gigapixel Image of Space