Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night Recreated Entirely Out Of Real Galaxy Images

Behold a famous painting of the stars — recreated entirely using billions of other stars, planets and everything else that fill the night sky. Harvard astronomer Alex Harrison Parker created this version of "Starry Night" by pulling images captured by the Hubble telescope and forming them into the perfect mosaic recreation of Vincent Van Gogh's famous painting.

Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night Recreated Entirely Out Of Real Galaxy ImagesS

Here's a close up of the galaxies, just a wonderful idea.

Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night Recreated Entirely Out Of Real Galaxy ImagesS

And here is the high resolution shot, click to enlarge!

[via Discovery]