HYDERABAD: An image of night view is viral on social media. Users claim that it is the night view of Paris from the International Space Station (ISS).

"Paris city of lights. Night view (ISS)," reads the caption


FACT CHECK:

The claim is false.

This image does not show the night view of Paris from the ISS. NewsMeter found the same image on PhotoCircle, a gallery for hand-picked fine art photography and illustrations. The viral image is an artwork designed by Videomaker and Photographer Georges Amazo.


NewsMeter found the same image on the Instagram page of Amazo (@georgesarmando). The image was uploaded with hashtags like creative optics, the art of visuals, etc.

Evidently, the claim of this image showing the night view of Paris from the ISS is false. This is digital artwork.

Claim Review :   The image shows the night view of Paris from the ISS.
Claimed By :  Social Media Users
Fact Check :  False

Misha Rajani

Misha Rajani is a Fact Checker at NewsMeter. She is currently pursuing her Master's degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from St. Francis College for Women. She has written a thesis on “ Role of social media in highlighting injustice”. Apart from pursuing a career in news writing, Misha is also skilled in graphic designing. You can follow Misha on Twitter @misharajani00

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