Icarus near Sun

The asteroid Icarus passes so close to the Sun on the inner part of its orbit that it glows red-hot. Meanwhile another asteroid burns up in the atmosphere of Jupiter! (Acrylics)

Published by

David A. Hardy

Former President and currently European Vice President of the IAAA. Art first published in 1952, freelance since 1965. Writer, editor and designer of 'Visions of Space', 1989. Other major books: 'Hardyware', 2001, Futures: 50 Years in Space (with Sir Patrick Moore) 2004, etc., etc. See: http://www.astroart.org/#!hardy-profile/c1a9q

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