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, September 18, 2014
A Room With a View
Sometimes a low power, wide angle eyepiece is better than more magnification. Today's Astronomy Picture of the Day, encompassing the Cocoon Nebula in Cygnus and surrounding regions, is the proof in the pudding.