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)
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Today's Astronomy Picture of the Day shows Venus, currently in it's "evening star" mode. Take a look outside, it is fantastically brilliant in the post-dusk sky. Overhead, not quite as bright, you should be able to spot Jupiter.