Image of the Day: NASA's biggest Andromeda Galaxy image ever!

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Jan 23, 2015, 12:26 PM EST (Updated)

Gather 600 HD televisions together and you just might be able to absorb the total cosmic awe of this incredible image of the Andromeda galaxy captured by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.  

NASA released this epic, 1.5-billion-pixel photo earlier this month, piecing together 411 separate images and delivering the most detailed vision yet of this spectacular spiral galaxy spinning 2.5 million light-years away.  It's a humbling, brain-numbing example of what a tiny spot we all exist within in our universe.   Stare and stammer, then check out the brief fly-through video, pulling us deep into the photo's millions of stars and thousands of star clusters across 40,000 light-years.