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Author Topic: Recommendations for good sources of astronomy photographs, please?  (Read 4702 times)

rjbull

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Does anyone have a recommendation for good sources of astronomy photographs, please?  I'm mostly thinking of the outer planets and their moons, for desktop background etc.

Thanks...


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Re: Recommendations for good sources of astronomy photographs, please?
« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2008, 01:00 PM »
There's also APOD - might need a little cropping though.

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Re: Recommendations for good sources of astronomy photographs, please?
« Reply #3 on: December 10, 2008, 01:03 PM »
Damn you beat me to it, but I'll post anyway...
Lots of hi-def photos directly from the site as well.

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Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.

http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/

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Re: Recommendations for good sources of astronomy photographs, please?
« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2008, 11:29 PM »
I'm mostly thinking of the outer planets and their moons.

Here you go: 9,123 pictures of the outer planets from NASA Images


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Re: Recommendations for good sources of astronomy photographs, please?
« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2008, 04:18 AM »
That lot should keep me happily clicking for quite a while!   ;D  Thanks, folks!  :)

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Re: Recommendations for good sources of astronomy photographs, please?
« Reply #6 on: December 16, 2008, 01:20 AM »
If you want to use them as desktop wallpapers, I think this should do the trick:

http://www.spacewallpapers.net