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, March 16, 2019
Today's Astronomy Picture of the Day brings us NGC 3324 in the constellation of Carina. Cosmic winds have shaped dust and gas into the nebular complex that we see.