Astrosphere for June 28, 2007

Astrosp-here and astro there, astro everywhere.

First, the picture. Isn’t that incredible? Today’s astrophoto comes from Filippo Ciferri. He took this and several other pictures from light-polluted Rome if you can believe it.

Bad Astronomer Phil Plait debunks a story proposing the Sun came from another galaxy.

Centauri Dreams has an article on the work being done to save the Arecibo observatory. You know, that big dish in the jungle in Contact? teaches you how to make a comet. Put that in your cookbook.

Daily Galaxy asks, if we suffered another “K/T” asteroid impact, would humanity survive?