Planets viewed from Earth as if they were at the distance of our moon
Of course, they forget to mention that as Jupiter rolls by the gravitational balance on Earth would be completely disrupted, sucking our crust and oceans upward to such a degree that we would instantly be both flooded and earthquaked to death, depending on what side of the planet you were on.
What a night sky, though!
Me: “Uhhhh…. What the what?! That’s beautiful.”
Hillary: “Huh?” *walks over* “Whoa.”
Me: “That’s it? That’s all you got?”
Hillary: “Yep, I’m really deep like that.”
Last Launch: Dan Winters and the Shuttle Program
-Neil Armstrong talking about the Moon (via ikenbot)
This name derives from its appearance as a dim “milky” glowing band arching across the night sky, in which the naked eye cannot distinguish individual stars.