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Synthetic Hologram, 75cm X 55cm
Jacques Desbiens; 2004




This hologram was produced from 1499 3D computer generated images showing as much points of view. The holographic image present many levels of visual information synchronised to show the movement of the moon shadow on the earth, the sun position, cities covered by the shadow of the total eclipse, the time and progression of the eclipse as seen through a telescope situated in the center of Europe. The hologram covers one hour of the total eclipse over Europe , from Plymouth ( England ) to Bucarest ( Romania ).

Three source images for the Eclipse hologram, 3D computer graphics.