This Historical Optical Illusion Has People Scratching Their Heads in Confusion Since the 1800s

This vintage optical illusion puzzle has the entire world stumped. Will you actually scratch your head in confusion too? So let's see if you can solve the Mystery of the Hidden Astronomer. Let's do this!

Alan Sherin
Created By Alan Sherin
On Mar 14, 2017
Help Translate This Item

LOOK CLOSELY - Where has the Astronomer Gone? Do you see him?

If you scan the room you might spot something a bit off - is that the Astronomer? PHOTO CREDIT: www.smart-kit.com / Liebig

Take a Closer Look

Seeing is deceiving you. Our minds accept things as they are until you tell it that there is something hidden within. This mind-bending classic illustration has been creating a sensation around the internet.

Most people can't solve this classic optical illusion. Can you solve it? 

ARE YOU SCRATCHING YOUR HEAD? CLICK TO REVEAL THE ASTRONOMER

Look out he's taken our Papa's money and is on the run! Stop him!

Did You Find The Astronomer?

Calculating results

So How Did You Do?

DID YOU SOLVE IT? CONGRATULATIONS TO YOU!
That is so crazy that you solved it! Your vision and puzzle solving skills are way above the average human. Props!

BRAG ABOUT YOUR SKILLS! Tell us how you did in the comments! Be sure to brag about your keen perception skills to your friends and see if they can spot the Astronomer too! 

If you like this how about another one?
Only 1% of The Population Can See The Hidden Assassin in This Vintage Illustration

You'll love this one too!
Hark! I have Lost My Hidden Harp! Only 1% of People With a Keen Eye for Details Will See Where It Is