The Kuiper belt with frozen realms our eighth of planets overwhelms, for if Neptune had not formed that collection could have swarmed into a body neophyte, habitably considered quite outside the city of tranquil light. Suggestive of domains of ire or hellish greed beyond desire, those icy floating places evoke the haunted faces that feign affected smiles despite their fears and tears alone at night, outside the city of tranquil light. We common mortals live and die for trifles, never asking why, asleep in mind's delusion, on pathways of confusion, while cherished hopes and dreams take flight although pursued with...

Hubble invites us beyond the blue to a heavenly fantasy land with its brilliant sidereal strand in colorful panoramic view of Carina the Nebula Grand. The sculpted cloud lies in southern skies and consequently is less well-known than Orion on his hunter's throne, regardless of its far greater size as well as the stunning pictures shown. Though the greetings come once a season when the old year, with all its worry, away in a twinkling will scurry, starwatching needs no rhyme or reason midst the festive hurry and flurry. So why not take a moment to gaze at empyreal visions...

in the end only you and I remain winter moon distant starlight fallen into the darkness my forgotten dreams night stars beyond the clouds the rest of everything ************************* Photo credit: Richard Houghton Comments You need JavaScript to be able to post comments You need to be logged in to leave a comment Click Here to Login

“Make a wish upon a shooting star!” With an image from the Geminid meteor shower campaign of the Romanian Society for Meteors and Astronomy (SARM), Valentin Grigore and Andrei Dorian Gheorghe wish you all the best for 2018! Comments You need JavaScript to be able to post comments You need to be logged in to leave a comment Click Here to Login

The Moon, Venus and the Sun (which are reproduced on the Romanian coat of arms) appear here as a warm salute from my favorite Romanian towns, Bucharest and Braila… Comments You need JavaScript to be able to post comments You need to be logged in to leave a comment Click Here to Login