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, June 17, 2015
Today's Astronomy Picture of the Day shows Messier 45 in the constellation of Taurus. Also known as The Pleiades, or (although not as popular these days) The Seven Sisters.