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)
Monday, September 23, 2013
Towards the Center
Today's Astronomy Picture of the Day points us towards the galactic center, in Scorpius, for the emission nebula known as IC 4628. Does this picture make you yearn for lemon and butter for some reason?