jen: Sun, stars, and Mercury, photographed by SOHO, May 1999.
86 frames, about 1 every half hour, 20th-21st May. Mercury, on the far side of the Sun, moves right to left, and the Sun passes below the Pleiades star cluster.
Image credit: NASA/SOHO. Animation: AgeOfDestruction.
It often happens that the real tragedies of life occur in such an inartistic manner that they hurt us by their crude violence, their absolute incoherence, their absurd want of meaning, their entire lack of style.
So confessionsofacoffeeholic did the tag thing and it’s spreading like wildfire and I thought it’d be good to answer some questions to clear my mind of things.
The Making of: “You Mean the World to Me” — Jonas Kaufmann