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    Why All Images of Space Are Photoshopped

    NASA, and most if not all, other space agencies photoshop their images of space - but that doesn't mean their photos are fake. In this video Cheddar explores why images of space are photoshopped, and how that helps astronomers with their job.

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    Interesting!

    "We're highlighting what's already there, so that we can do our job as scientists."

    It's like those black and white images produced by electron microscopes, where color is sometimes added in order to highlight what's what.

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