Tag Archive: Masi

Star Quote of the Day: 8 August 2014

NGC 6946 - photo by Gianluca Masi

NGC 6946 – photo by Gianluca Masi

“…And meanwhile the Galaxy ran through space
and left behind those signs old
and new and I still hadn’t found mine.”

Italo Calvino  (1923-1985)

 

image and quote submitted by Gianluca Masi

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Star Quote of the Day: 4 August 2014

The Moon, Venus and Jupiter, 26 Mar. 2012 - photo by Gianluca Masi

The Moon, Venus and Jupiter, 26 Mar. 2012 – photo by Gianluca Masi

“For myself, I declare I don’t know anything about it.
But the sight of the stars always makes me dream.”

Vincent van Gogh  (1853-1890)

 

quote and image submitted by Gianluca Masi

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Star Quote of the Day: 2 August 2014

The spiral galaxy NGC 7479 – photo by Gianluca Masi

The spiral galaxy NGC 7479 – photo by Gianluca Masi

“I’m sure the universe is full of intelligent life.
It’s just been too intelligent to come here.”

Arthur C. Clarke  (1917-2008)

 

quote and image submitted by Gianluca Masi

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Star Quote of the Day: 1 August 2014

Comet C/2009 R1 McNaught – photo by Gianluca Masi

Comet C/2009 R1 McNaught – photo by Gianluca Masi

“Comets are like cats
they have tails,
and they do precisely what they want”

David H. Levy  (1948)

 

quote and image submitted by Gianluca Masi

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Star Quote of the Day: 31 July 2014

The Globular Cluster Messier 22 - Photo by Gianluca Masi

The Globular Cluster Messier 22 – Photo by Gianluca Masi

“I wonder,” he said, “whether the stars are set alight in heaven
so that one day each one of us may find his own again . . .
Look at my planet. It is right there above us.
But how far away it is”

The Little Prince
 Antoine Marie Jean-Baptiste Roger, comte de Saint Exupéry (1900-1944)

This post celebrates the Author on the 70th anniversary after his death.

 

quote submitted by Isabella De Carli; image submitted by Gianluca Masi

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Star Quote of the Day: 28 July 2014

NGC 5985, NGC 5982 and NGC 5981: a galaxy trio in Draco

NGC 5985, NGC 5982 and NGC 5981: a galaxy trio in Draco

 “For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love.

Contact
Carl E. Sagan (1934-1996)

 

image/quote submitted by: Gianluca Masi

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Star Quote of the Day: 27 July 2014

Venus, Mercury, Aldebaran and Pleiades: 3 April 2010

Venus, Mercury, Aldebaran and Pleiades: 3 April 2010

 “Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them

Meditations
Marcus Aurelius (121-180)

 

image/quote submitted by: Gianluca Masi

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Star Quote of the Day: 26 July 2014

The "Eagle" nebula

The “Eagle” nebula

“The cosmos is within us. We are made of star-stuff. We are a way for the universe to know itself”

Carl E. Sagan (1934-1996)

 

image/quote submitted by: Gianluca Masi

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Star Quote of the Day: 25 July 2014

The Abell 2151 galaxy cluster

The Abell 2151 galaxy cluster

“Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science”

Edwin P. Hubble (1889-1953)

 

image/quote submitted by: Gianluca Masi

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