In 2007, the seniors at my high school spray painted this on the roof of one of the buildings at school for a senior prank. It was only discovered a year later after a news reporter in a helicopter spotted it and reported it to the school.
What the city is missing:Thierry Cohen photographs cityscapes and then photographs deserts at night, combing the two to show us what our cities would look like with the lights off. The stars are not enhanced, they are actual photos from relative latitudes that would expose the same starry sky view if it weren’t for light pollution. Click on each photo to see which city it is.
Fucking beautiful I wish I could look up and see the Milky Way galaxy.