The animations and videos can be downloaded in different sizes and qualities:
|Format||Dimensions SD [pixels] (4:3)||Dimensions HD
|Field/Frame Rate [fps]||File type||Other info|
|Small Flash||320 x 240||320 x 180||25||.flv||Flash 8 encoded, low quality small preview file.|
|Small QT||320 x 240||320 x 180||25||.mov||QuickTime H.264. Fast start.
|Video Podcast||640 x 480||640 x 360||SD:25, HD:50||.m4v||QuickTime H.264 encoded. It can be watched with any hardware, Apple iPod included, or in any program that reads files in .m4v format.|
|Medium MPEG-1||640 x 480||640 x 360||25
||.mpeg||MPEG-1 encoded, good quality, medium file for download (suitable for PowerPoint).|
|Medium Flash||640 x 480||640 x 360||25||.flv||Flash 8 encoded|
|Large QT||768 x 576||720 x 405||25||.mov||QuickTime, H.264. Fast start.
|Broadcast SD||768 x 576, 4:3 interlaced||720 x 576, 16:9 Anamorphic (plays full screen on a 16:9 display||25||.mxf, .avi||MXF-HD source, DV Type 2 SD-Source|
|HD & Apple TV||N/A||1280 x 720||25||.m4v||MPEG4 H.264. Suitable for Apple TV. Fast start, .m4v
|HD1080p/25 screen||N/A||1920x1080||25||.mp4||MPEG 4 h264|
|HD1080p/25 broadcast||N/A||1440x1080, 1920x1080||25||.mxf||MXF(XDCAM) 1920x1080i This file format is for broadcasters and the files can be imported by non-linear editing systems and edited.|
|Dome||Dome Master||3600 x 3600||25||.jpgs. Zipped with Winzip.||For planetarium use only (lightly compressed single frames), Produced with with a 180 degrees fish-eye camera, or a standard 5 camera rig stitched together to a dome master. The dome masters can be downloaded and sliced into the configuration that suits the individual planetarium.|
On these pages you find overviews of some of Hubble video clips produced by the Hubble European Space Agency Information Centre.
The animations can be downloaded in six different sizes and qualities:
Large H.264 MPEG can also be ordered at no costs by TV broadcasters on Betacam SP PAL tapes. Please send IDs of the clips you want to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We do not distribute VHS tapes.
Everything is free for you to use as long as you follow the simple rules in our Copyright info.