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Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” recreated with Hubble images of starry nights

Sep 28, 2012 By Abraham

On an evening when cloudy weather postponed his astronomy research, Harvard PhD student Alex Parker uploaded the top hundred images from the Hubble telescope into a mosaic-making program and recreated Van Gogh’s classic painting…

Here’s a detail…

And here are 3 examples of the images that the mosaic is made of…

Other fantastic Van Gogh re-creations…

(via The Daily Mail)

comments

  1. Annie MacDonald says:

    Extraordinary!!
    Splendid Idea.. gives another layer of depth to the finished image.
    + I didn’t know such a thing as a ‘mosaic-making program’ even existed.

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