When you look into the sky on a clear night, you can observe few thousand stars, but that view doesn’t even scratch the surface of the vastness of space. To get a good feeling of how big space is you’ll definitely need a bigger picture.
NASA has made public the biggest and sharpest photograph ever produced of the Andromeda Galaxy, the closest spiral galaxy to ours, about 2.5 million light-years from Earth, which has approximately 1 trillion stars.
Captured by the amazing Hubble telescope, the picture shows more than 100 million stars and thousands of star clusters.
This how the 4.3 gigabyte picture looks like in a fly-through video:
The full picture is available to download here: https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1502a/