FITS Liberator and Hubble Images

Image experts use the program FITS Liberator, pioneered by ESA, ESO and NASA to produce a magnificent rich image which can be interpreted by our eyes. This video shows (10x faster than in real life) show a Hubble image of the Antennae Galaxies is processed with FITS Liberator and Photoshop. You can see the high-resolution image ready here:
Read more about FITS Liberator Project on

ESA/Hubble (M. Kornmesser & L. L. Christensen)

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Release date:16 January 2012, 11:22
Duration:37 s

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