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Get the BIG picture...

By AnsuGisalas ·
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I wanted to see a globe altitude map of the moon... and the open file dialog says 300+ Mb!
Now that's a BIG PICTURE
You can wuss out and get smaller ones at

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Only 300 Meg

by HAL 9000 Moderator In reply to Get the BIG picture...

I'll have a 100 of them.

My Dialup Connection is Blindingly fast now that everyone else is using ADSL or better.


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Space imaging TIFFs of huge size are pretty common, really.

by seanferd In reply to Get the BIG picture...

I have a large collection on a hard drive, somewhere. Come to think of it, I got most of those when I had dial-up.

What is more frightening to me is 300 MB compressed JPEG images. As TIFFs, they would be monstrous.

If you want to know where the LRO is right now:

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Now I feel stupid...

by AnsuGisalas In reply to Space imaging TIFFs of hu ...

Should have just written "Hey, stop mooning me!"

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OH did I mention that

by HAL 9000 Moderator In reply to Now I feel stupid...

My Enterprise Desktop is 265 MEG?

That's just a small one 2.


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Wait, what?

by seanferd In reply to Now I feel stupid...

You feel stupid, why? Or was that a device (which flew over my head) to get me to the "mooning" comment? Which was amusing.

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For calling the picture big, when it's actually tiny

by AnsuGisalas In reply to Wait, what?
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Daddy designed part of the Space Shuttle

by Tigger_Two In reply to Get the BIG picture...

The engineering drawings are much more interesting.

My opinion... Your mileage may require you to send me coffee...

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by seanferd In reply to Daddy designed part of th ...

Good stuff.

I used to be able to get hard copies of NASA briefs and stuff, way back. And the publicly released stuff (books, posters, whatever) was pretty cool. But engineering drawings would be awesome. Crap. I used to know a couple NASA engineers, as well as people from contractors in the private sector.

Good on Daddy. :-bd I'd send you coffee if I could. :)

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