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July 8, 2004 09:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2004-53

Process Astronomical Images on Your Home Computer Just Like the Experts

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July 8, 2004: Anyone with a desktop computer running Adobe® Photoshop® or Adobe Photoshop Elements software can try their hand at crafting astronomical images as beautiful as Hubble Space Telescope's. A free software plug-in being released today for Photoshop makes the treasure of archival astronomical images and spectra from Hubble Space Telescope, NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, The European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope, the European Space Agency's XMM-Newton X-Ray Observatory and many other famous telescopes accessible to home astronomy enthusiasts.

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Credit: NASA, ESA and ESO