Wednesday, September 5, 2007


I love the myth of the Plieades and this is the best picture I've ever seen of them, plus Mars (I'm an Aries) is in there along with a brilliant Persiad meteor. Click on it to see it better.


  1. Lovely. They have a little place in my heart too.

    There's mention of them in the poem
    that gave me the title of my webpage, in fact...
    one of my favorite the immortal Sappho herself:

    "The Moon and the Pleiades
    are set. Night is half
    gone and time speeds by.
    I lie in bed, alone."

  2. How very charming. I had wondered what Night is Half Gone referred to, but never knew it was something so lovely.



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