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Van Gogh's 'Moonrise'

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Van Gogh's 'Moonrise'

Van Gogh's 'Moonrise'

Van Gogh's 'Moonrise'

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Astronomers believe they have determined when and where Vincent Van Gogh saw the moon rising over a wheat field, inspiring his famous painting now known as Moonrise. NPR's Michele Norris talks with Donald Olson of Southwest Texas State University.