Photo / Exif

A Torrent of Star Formation (NASA, Chandra, 01/13/11)

What is Exif data?

Exif data is a record of the settings a camera used to take a photo or video. This information is embedded into the files the camera saves, and we read and display it here.


Taken on January 3, 2011 at 1.12PM PDT
Posted to Flickr January 18, 2011 at 9.48AM PDT

Exif data

Image Width 3072
Image Height 3072
Bits Per Sample 16 16 16
Compression Uncompressed
Photometric Interpretation RGB
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Samples Per Pixel 3
X-Resolution 72 dpi
Y-Resolution 72 dpi
Planar Configuration Chunky
Software Adobe Photoshop CS5 Macintosh
Date and Time (Modified) 2011:01:03 13:12:07
Color Space sRGB
Compression JPEG (old-style)
Viewing Conditions Illuminant Type D50
Measurement Observer CIE 1931
Measurement Flare 0.999%
Measurement Illuminant D65
Color Transform YCbCr
XMPToolkit Adobe XMP Core 5.1-c055 1.136881, 2010/06/10-18:11:35
Creator Tool Adobe Photoshop CS5 Macintosh
Metadata Date 2011:01:04 09:46:52-05:00
Date and Time (Digitized) 2010:09:13 14:15:45-04:00
Format image/jpeg
Creator Chandra X-ray Observatory Center
Subject M82
Legacy IPTCDigest 656F2AD8242DE7B31E81BBCDCFA94A9B
Source Chandra X-ray Observatory
Color Mode 3
ICCProfile Name sRGB IEC61966-2.1
Original Document ID xmp.did:018011740720681195FEBA78C89764FA
History Action created
History Instance ID xmp.iid:018011740720681195FEBA78C89764FA
History When 2010:09:13 17:20:02-04:00
History Software Agent Adobe Photoshop CS4 Macintosh
History Parameters from image/tiff to application/vnd.adobe.photoshop
History Changed /
Derived From Original Document ID xmp.did:018011740720681195FEBA78C89764FA
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Photometric Interpretation RGB
Samples Per Pixel 3
Bits Per Sample 8
Spatial Quality Full
Spatial Coordinate Frame ICRS
Spatial Coordsystem Projection TAN
Spatial Rotation -0.08
Spatial Equinox J2000
Publisher Chandra X-ray Center
Publisher ID vamp://chandra
Resource ID m82.jpg
Metadata Date 2011-01-03
Metadata Version 1.2
Type Observation
Image Product Quality Good
Coded Character Set UTF8
Keywords M82 "Cigar Galaxy"
By-line Chandra X-ray Observatory Center
Source Chandra X-ray Observatory
Global Angle 30
Global Altitude 30
Photoshop Quality 12
Photoshop Format Standard
Progressive Scans 3 Scans