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)
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Beyond the Limb
Today's Astronomy Picture of the Day has Saturn being eclipsed by the dark limb of the Moon. I saw an occultation once between the two, where Saturn almost looked like a flying saucer coming in for a landing on the Moon.