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Following my previous post, here are a few more images. These were only modified by me, and are based upon the work of others as credited.

The history of humanity compared to the distance light has traveled in the galaxy. The galaxy image is credited to NASA/JPL-Caltech/R. Hurt (SSC-Caltech). Original Illustrator file here.

The history of humanity.
The history of humanity.

Text added to an image photographed by the crew of the International Space Station, credit: NASA.

Earth's atmosphere from space.
Earth’s atmosphere from space.

An animated gif showing how the cosmic microwave background appeared to different satellites. In order, the original images are credit to: NASA/WMAP Science Team; COBE/NASA Goddard; NASA/WMAP Science Team; ESA and the Planck Collaboration.

The cosmic microwave background.
The cosmic microwave background.

Animated gif comparing the first photograph taken of the Orion Nebula in 1880 with a modern one taken by Hubble. Original credits: Henry Draper (1880); NASA/ESA/Hubble.

Orion then and now.
Orion then and now.

Animated gif comparing an early photograph of the Andromeda Galaxy in 1889 with a modern one by Hubble. Original credits: Isaac Roberts (1899); NASA/ESA/Hubble.

Andromeda then and now.
Andromeda then and now.

Animated gif comparing views of the Andromeda Galaxy at different wavelengths. Original credits: Radio - NRAO; Infrared - ESA; Visible - NASA/JPL-Caltech; Ultraviolet - NASA/Swift; X-Ray - ESA/XMM-Newton.

Andromeda Galaxy at different wavelengths.
Andromeda Galaxy at different wavelengths.