The Hubble Deep Field: The Most Important Image Ever Taken

The video that started it all! This video on the Hubble Deep Field was the first thing Deep Astronomy ever posted to YouTube. It is in low quality because 240p was all you had back in the day.

Published on 6th Sep, 2006

This image changed my life. That's no understatement.

If the video is muted on YouTube, you can watch it here: http://bit.ly/194auGj You can download it here: http://bit.ly/1d7MxPk

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In 2003, the Hubble Space Telescope took the image of a millenium, an image that shows our place in the universe. Anyone who understands what this image represents, is forever changed by it.

How Can the universe be 78 billion LY across? I explain that in this article:

http://www.deepastronomy.com/hubble-deep-field.html

There is also a link to a science paper on the topic, that paper actually states 96 billion LY.

http://arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph/0310233

Hubble Deep Field: The Most Imp. Image Ever Taken (Redux)

7th Dec, 2006

This is the latest incarnation of the HDF video. The narration has been edited to include research from a paper in Physical Review Letters (2004) which puts the size of the universe at 46.5 billion light years, not 78 billion as I originally stated.

The Hubble Ultra Deep Field in 3D

3rd Aug, 2009

I've recently discovered an animation that was rendered using the measured redshift of all 10,000 galaxies in the Hubble Ultra Deep Field image.

O "Hubble Deep Field": A Imagem Mais Importante Ja Tirada

2nd Oct, 2006

Em 2003, o Telescópio Espacial Hubble fotografou a imagem do milênio, uma imagem que mostra nosso lugar no universo. Qualquer um que entende o que esta imagem representa, é permanentemente mudado por ela. A very kind viewer, Leonardo Bays, added s