These great hollow globes of artificial super-metals, and artificial transparent adamant, ranged in size from the earliest and smallest structures, which were no bigger than a very small asteroid, to spheres considerably larger than the Earth. (Olaf Stapledon, STAR MAKER)
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Off on a Comet!
Today's Astronomy Picture of the Day shows Comet Lemmon (C2012/F6) near the south celestial pole. This is one of three (3) comets that might be a good sight in the sky this year.