Space Documentaries

Deep Astronomy has a long history of creating short, mini-documentaries highlighting an interesting topic in astronomy designed to shake your perspective on the cosmos.

How the Hubble Deep Field Was Taken

4th Jul, 2009 - 83.3k views

Since I made the "Most Important Image" video, I have consistently gotten emails asking how the image was taken in the first place. Here is a video from that does a great job of telling the story of how the first Hubble Deep Field w

The Hubble Deep Field: The Most Important Image Ever Taken

6th Sep, 2006 - 5.5M views

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.