Links to HD Space Pictures of Various Resolutions

Space pictures optimized for the web are displayed throughout this website. Here are links to corresponding high-definition images of various resolutions. You might want to take their printouts or use them as wallpapers or desktop backgrounds.

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Galaxy Pictures


Andromeda Galaxy (M31) in the Visible Light Spectrum: -

8192x8192; 14.9MB   2048x2048; 656KB   1024x1024; 184KB   400x400; 25KB

Andromeda Galaxy (M31) in the Ultraviolet Spectrum: -

6000x4500; 21.4MB   1920x1080; 2.85MB   1600x1200; 3.46MB   1366x768; 1.45MB   1024x768; 1.43MB   800x600; 901KB

Sombrero Galaxy (M104) in Visible Light: -

11472x6429; 34.2MB   4000x2242; 4.79MB   2048x1536; 1.0 MB   1600x1200; 522KB   1280x1024; 338KB   1280x717; 89.4KB   1024x768; 185KB

Sombrero Galaxy (M104) in Infrared Light: -

3000x1681; 1.2MB   1600x1200; 507KB   1280x1024; 347KB   1280x717; 113KB   1024x768; 211KB

Whirpool Galaxy (M51): -

2000x1388; 464KB   1600x1200; 290KB   1024x768; 124KB   800x600; 67KB

The Cartwheel Galaxy (ESO 350-40): -

1500x1500; 1.9MB   1500x1500; 851KB   450x450; 40KB

Centaurus-A Galaxy (NGC 5128, Caldwell 77): -

2808x2957; 2.4MB   2048x1536; 969KB   1920x1200; 713KB   1600x1200; 618KB   1280x1348; 323KB   1280x1024; 453KB   1024x768; 298KB

Antennae Galaxies (NGC 4038/39, Caldwell 60/61): -

3915x3885; 6MB   2048x1536; 1.4MB   1600x1200; 771KB   1280x1024; 492KB   1280x1270; 268KB   1024x768; 291KB   800x600; 58KB

Arp 273 - A Cosmic Rose of Interacting Galaxies: -

3946x4000; 8.7MB   2048x1536; 905KB   1920x1200; 570KB   1600x1200; 511KB   1280x1297; 167KB   1280x1024; 326KB   1024x768; 191KB

Cigar Galaxy (M82) - Optical & Infrared Composite Image: -

9500x7400; 42.2MB   4000x3116; 9.2MB   2048x1536; 1.5MB   1600x1200; 760KB   1280x1024; 485KB   1024x768; 271KB

Cigar Galaxy (M82) - Optical, Infrared, & X-Ray Composite Image: -

4299x3490; 9MB   1500x1218; 334KB   960x779; 74KB   720x584; 278KB   589x478; 42KB

Interacting Galaxies NGC 6872 and IC 4970: -

4724x4724; 6.4MB   4000x4000; 7.8MB   2048x1536; 1.3MB   1920x1200; 972KB   1600x1200; 605KB   1280x1280; 194KB   1280x1024; 382KB   1024x768; 227KB

Bode's Galaxy (M81): -

22620x15200; 74MB   6000x4032; 32MB   1280x860; 1MB   1000x672; 93KB

NGC 3190 Galaxy: -

3700×3018; 2MB   1256x1024; 91KB   942x768; 48KB   735x600; 29KB

Hoag's Object: -

1521x1489; 401KB   1046x1024; 260KB   800x783; 58KB

Ring Galaxy AM 0644-741: -

2500x1637; 5.3MB   1280x838; 237KB   1024x671; 138KB   800x524; 82KB

Overlapping Galaxies NGC 3314A and NGC 3314B: -

3276x2928; 5.2MB   2048x1536; 1.5MB   1920x1200; 1MB   1600x1200; 838KB   1280x1144; 238KB   1280x1024; 524KB   1024x768; 294KB

ESO 325-G004 Galaxy in the Abell S0740 Cluster of Galaxies: -

3430x3813; 15MB   1280x1151; 436KB   921x1024; 140KB   719x800; 78KB   720x647; 125KB   

Flocculent Spiral Galaxy NGC 2841: -

3897x3044; 7.2MB   2048x1536; 2MB   1920x1200; 1.3MB   1600x1200; 1.2MB   1280x1024; 764KB   1280x1000; 323KB   1024x768; 433KB

SN 1994D Supernova in NGC 4526 Galaxy: -

2608x2608; 713KB   2048x1536; 480KB   1600x1200; 327KB   1280x1280; 133KB   1280x1024; 243KB   1024x768; 153KB   768x768; 46KB

NGC 7742 - A Seyfert 2 Galaxy: -

1280x1277; 208KB   428x427; 82KB

A Tidal Stream around the Splinter Galaxy (NGC 5907): -

1760x2780; 2MB   507x800; 230KB   443×700; 179KB   

An Artist's Illustration of a Tidal Stream: -

999x700; 454KB

Interacting Galaxies NGC 3169 and NGC 3166: -

5403x5403; 14MB   4000x4000; 10.6MB   2048x1536; 967KB   1920x1200; 690KB   1600x1200; 531KB   1280x1280; 185KB   1280x1024; 347KB   1024x768; 215KB

Interacting Galaxies NGC 5754 and NGC 5752: -

2371x2371; 5MB   1280x1280; 515KB   1024x1024; 182KB   800x800; 171KB

Interacting Galaxies NGC 5257 and NGC 5258: -

3614x3614; 9.7MB   1280x1280; 306KB   1024x1024; 85KB   800x800; 105KB

The Mice Galaxies: -

2843×1312; 402KB   1280x591; 70KB   1024x473; 44KB   800x369; 25KB

Colliding Galaxies NGC 2207 and IC 2163: -

1995x2005; 1.6MB   2048x1536; 1.4MB   1920x1200; 1MB   1600x1200; 755KB   1280x1286; 208KB   1280x1024; 453KB   1024x768; 242KB

Arp 272 Colliding Galaxies: -

1052x1052; 1.1MB   1280x1280; 455KB   800x800; 170KB

Arp 194 Colliding Galaxies: -

1270x1522; 2MB   1068x1280; 1.2MB   834x1000; 750KB

Arp 147 Colliding Galaxies: -

1457x1201; 666KB   1280x1055; 1.4MB   1242x1024; 220KB   800x659; 536KB

Stephan's Quintet or Hickson Compact Group 92 (HCG 92): -

6064x6760; 54MB   5382x6000; 41MB   1148x1280; 1.51MB   919x1024; 155KB   897x1000; 849KB   

Various Colliding Galaxies (or Interacting Galaxies): -

6000x4500; 18MB   1280x960; 1.3MB   1024x768; 110KB   800x600; 511KB   640x480; 51KB

The Hubble Deep Field: -

3069x3006; 15MB   1045x1024; 369KB   784x768; 184KB

The Hubble Ultra Deep Field: -

6200x6200; 61MB   1024x1024; 192KB   800x800; 68KB

The Hubble eXtreme Deep Field: -

2382x2078; 1.4MB   1280x1117; 1.6MB   1174x1024; 2.5MB   1000x872; 516KB   960x838; 188KB   880x768; 1.3MB

Hickson Compact Group 87 (HCG 87): -

1500x1483; 344KB   900x725; 38KB

The Tadpole Galaxy (Arp 188): -

2500x2025; 1.5MB   900x729; 124KB   

Mayall's Object or Arp 148: -

1027x1027; 892KB   1280x1280; 473KB   800x800; 179KB

The Cosmic Tinker Bell Triplet (ESO 593-IG 008 or IRAS 19115-2124): -

2048x1536; 773KB   1920x1200; 581KB   1600x1200; 526KB   1280x1170; 198KB   1280x1024; 391KB   1246x1139; 395KB   1024x768; 243KB

The Bird (ESO 593-IG 008 or IRAS 19115-2124): -

2712x2712; 7.32MB   1280x1280; 448KB   800x800; 159KB

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