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)
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Ground-Based Galactic Panorama
Today's Astronomy Picture of the Day is a dramatic view from Peak Terskol Observatory in the Caucasus Mountains in Russia. Dome, clouds and galactic structure, oh my!