NASA sample images


This napari plugin provides sample datasets from NASA.

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This napari plugin written by Loic A. Royer provides sample datasets from NASA. In particular, you can access directly from napari the recently released images for the James Webb Space Telescope, as well as some of the classic and most beautiful images obtained by the venerable and still strong Hubble Space Telescope. More images will be added over time.

Thanks to (NASA)[] for releasing these incredible images!

This napari plugin was generated with Cookiecutter using @napari's cookiecutter-napari-plugin template.


You can install napari-nasa-samples via pip:

pip install napari-nasa-samples

To install latest development version :

pip install git+


Contributions are very welcome. Tests can be run with tox, please ensure the coverage at least stays the same before you submit a pull request.


Distributed under the terms of the Mozilla Public License 2.0 license, "napari-nasa-samples" is free and open source software


If you encounter any problems, please file an issue along with a detailed description.


  • 0.0.5

Last updated:

  • 16 July 2022

First released:

  • 12 July 2022


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GitHub activity:

  • Stars: 5
  • Forks: 2
  • Issues + PRs: 4

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  • numpy
  • requests
  • pillow