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1.

Size:

We specialize in large, high-detail prints from 22"x28" to 5x10 ft. All prints come from files 100-1000 times larger than the largest images on this site. Each image file is the largest and finest of its subject that exists: our starting point for large, high-quality, high resolution prints.

 

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Subject:

We cull thousands of astronomical images to find the most beautiful and exciting subjects that exist. Then we examine them for resolution and sufficiently large file size to ensure the highest print detail.

 

3.

Detail:

As prints get larger, their source files must also be larger to maintain detail. We seek out the largest file that exists for each image. If a large enough file is not available in the public domain, then we buy one from an astronomer or observatory so even our large prints show high detail.

 

4.

Quality:

Our competitors do not laminate their prints; it is difficult and time-consuming. Lamination not only protects prints from fingerprints, scratches, grease, kinking, water, UV, and damage in handling and shipping, but it also adds contrast, depth and "pop" to the image. If you want the highest quality print, it must be laminated. Also, light box film is very sensitive to any handling. We are unique in the industry in that we laminate our light box film: for protection in handling and shipping, for safe image exchange after purchase, and for long-term durability.

   

5.

Lightbox:

We sell the highest quality LED light boxes. They are " thin, have snap-open aluminum frames for easy print exchange, and are bright yet use only 36-60 watts. The LEDs are special, high intensity units that will last a minimum of 50,000 hours before a noticeable light diminution. That's at least 11 years at 12 hours/day!

   

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Mounting:

Prints can be mounted in light boxes or on a substrate such as:

" gator foam or 3mm( ⅛") dibond.

They can also be purchased unmounted and just laminated.

   

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Lightbox

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substrate

Do you want to have your print placed in an LED light box, or mounted on a board-like substrate? LED light boxes illuminate the media in them from behind or from the side, so the media must be at least partially transparent (continued here).