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)
Friday, January 3, 2014
Love and Joy in the Night
Today's Astronomy Picture of the Day shows Comet Lovejoy (C/2013 R1) in the constellation of Hercules. Lovejoy is headed on the way out, having rounded the Sun on December 22, 2013.