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, November 28, 2018
Set the Controls
Today's Astronomy Picture of the Day takes us into the depths of the heart of the Soul Nebula, IC 1871, found in the constellation of Cassiopeia. Cold gas and dust coming together, hot young stars flying apart.