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, January 8, 2015
The Stars, Like Dust
Today's Astronomy Picture of the Day takes us to the southern skies I'd love to see: Corona Australis, the Southern Crown and a complex of emission and reflection nebula.