Pictures of the Earth from space remarkably similar to famous paintings

• Photos Earth from outer space remarkably similar to the famous painting

Pictures taken ASTER probe from Earth orbit, is surprisingly similar to the paintings of the Impressionists. To see this, look at the pair of images in which the photo of the space compared with the paintings of the classics.

Japanese probe ASTER - Refine space thermal emission and reflection radiometer (Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer), 1999 onboard a research satellite "Terra". He photographs the Earth with high resolution in the 15 regions of the electromagnetic spectrum, from visible to infrared.

Images obtained with this apparatus was used to create detailed surface temperature maps, emissivity, reflectivity and height. NASA ASTER together with the developers announced that data from the probe are publicly available.

Bayan Obo, Inner Mongolia, China

Pictures of the Earth from space remarkably similar to famous paintings

In the photo from left: mining district Bayan Obo, Inner Mongolia, June 30, 2006 .; Right: Cy Twombly, "Untitled" (scenes from the ideal of marriage), 1986

Poyang Lake, China

Pictures of the Earth from space remarkably similar to famous paintings

In the photo from left: China's largest freshwater lake Poyang, July 14, 1989 .; Right: Jean-Honore Fragonard, "Swing", 1767

Structure Rishat, Mauritania

Pictures of the Earth from space remarkably similar to famous paintings

In the photo from left: Rishat - geological formation, located in the Mauritanian part of the Sahara Desert near the settlement ouadane within syncline Taoudeni October 7, 2000 .; Right: Georgia O'Keeffe, abstraction, "White Rose", 1927

Lake Natron, Tanzania

Pictures of the Earth from space remarkably similar to famous paintings

In the photo from left: salty and alkaline Lake Natron in Tanzania, March 8, 2003 g .; pictured right: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, "Jane Avril Dancing", 1893

Wadi Al Dawasir, Saudi Arabia

Pictures of the Earth from space remarkably similar to famous paintings

On the left: the region of Wadi Al Dawasir to Saudi Arabia, March 30, 2013 .; Photo right: Claude Monet's "Poppies", 1873

Cancun, Mexico

Pictures of the Earth from space remarkably similar to famous paintings

In the photo from left: Cancun, Mexico May 14, 2014 .; Right: Helen Frankenthaler, "Canyon", 1965

Atlas Mountains, Morocco

Pictures of the Earth from space remarkably similar to famous paintings

On the left: the Atlas Mountains in Morocco on June 13, 2001 .; pictured right: Claude Monet's "Water Lilies", 1914-1926gg.