By Alice Hill

You know that the second someone claims to have the biggest image, next week there will be one twice as big. But at least for today, here is the largest image available online. It’s a whopping 86400 x 43200 pixels, RGB, 10.7GB uncompressed TIFF file. It comes from NASA and is a shot of the earth.

Javascript Viewer for the massive ultra-high resolution image of Blue Marble, Next Generation (86400 x 43200 pixels, RGB, 10.7GB uncompressed TIFF) courtesy of Visible Earth and the NASA Earth Observatory Team. Source: IPimage

We Say: With a $40,000 39 megapixel digital camera already on the market, how soon before we can take these oursleves and think nothing of it. 5 Years?