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    churboi austin
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    Man being a photographer for nasa would be so cool
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    hyper-articulate
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    If for some reason I got to go into space, I always thought I'd try an HDR image of the Earth, so you can see all the stars and milky way behind the Earth.
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    Guys you can see my penis from here!
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    I make sexist and racist jokes all the time yet,i still support the feminist movement and the rights of blacks.
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    Loading the original picture made my computer crash.

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    Loading the original picture made my computer crash.
    Get more than 16 MBs of RAM x)

       Just kidding plz don't kill me   
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    incredible! reminds me of them gigapixel images of obama's inauguration etc
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    Really, really, really, really likes parrots and water caustics. Also, hates titles.
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    this isn't a "totally real" picture. north america is distorted to look larger than it actually is; there's aliasing on the earth's surface, the atmosphere doesn't look like the earth's atmosphere but rather just a plain blue glow, and there isn't shading on the earth, etc.

    it's (sort of) a 3D render taken from composite textures from the earth:

    NASA posted:
    Suomi NPP is carrying five instruments on board. The biggest and most important instrument is The Visible/Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite or VIIRS. NPP orbits the earth at 512 miles above the surface. The image is composited from 4 orbits. A map projection algorithm is used to put the VIIRS data in the image. The map projection transformation provides the global look of the image.
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    I am An Hero!
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    Is there a bigger size? 8000x8000 is to small, i can't see it.
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    This was taken in more than one shot
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    This was taken in more than one shot
    wow you don't say?
    Because it says it
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    January 2012
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    wow you don't say?
    Because it says it
    Are you sure?

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    This goes nearly perfectly with my 500MB image of the Moon NASA released some time ago.

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    This goes nearly perfectly with my 500MB image of the Moon NASA released some time ago.
    oooo. Link?

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    oooo. Link?
    google?

    http://www.skyandtelescope.com/news/116932598.html

    Download link is at the bottom of that article.
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    November 2008
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    google?

    http://www.skyandtelescope.com/news/116932598.html

    Download link is at the bottom of that article.
    Thanks.

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    this isn't a "totally real" picture. north america is distorted to look larger than it actually is; there's aliasing on the earth's surface, the atmosphere doesn't look like the earth's atmosphere but rather just a plain blue glow, and there isn't shading on the earth, etc.

    it's (sort of) a 3D render taken from composite textures from the earth:

    You can tell by looking at the very edge of the Earth that it is a 3D render.
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    January 2009
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    If for some reason I got to go into space, I always thought I'd try an HDR image of the Earth, so you can see all the stars and milky way behind the Earth.
    Try finding somewhere steady to set your tripod while orbiting at 17,000 mph.
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    November 2011
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    Absolutely gorgeous.

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    this isn't a "totally real" picture. north america is distorted to look larger than it actually is; there's aliasing on the earth's surface, the atmosphere doesn't look like the earth's atmosphere but rather just a plain blue glow, and there isn't shading on the earth, etc.

    it's (sort of) a 3D render taken from composite textures from the earth:
    Plus there's no stars.
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    June 2011
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    My friend told me about this, it's pretty epic. he also said he saw a 12000x12000 picture of a town. does anybody know where i can find it. thanks

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    Penis Architect
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    November 2008
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    Plus there's no stars.
    Of course there's no stars, there wouldn't be stars even if it wasn't fake.
    If you wanted to see the stars, the Earth would be severely overexposed. (Unless the image was a combination of several images, HDR style)

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    this isn't a "totally real" picture. north america is distorted to look larger than it actually is; there's aliasing on the earth's surface, the atmosphere doesn't look like the earth's atmosphere but rather just a plain blue glow, and there isn't shading on the earth, etc.

    it's (sort of) a 3D render taken from composite textures from the earth:
    I thought this was slightly obvious the edges of the earth seems pretty fake.

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    cant see nj :(
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    dai
    "arte"
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