Hercules, a constellation of the Northern Hemisphere. It is best seen during the summer. It was represented by the ancient Greeks as the kneeling figure of the hero Hercules. Near the western edge is the globular star cluster Messier 13, comprising more than 50,000 stars about 30,000 light-years from the earth. Only a few stars of Hercules are brighter than fourth magnitude.
After Viking 1 captured images of what looked like a face on Mars, the public began to speculate. Had Martians carved a colossus, or was there another answer?
It's tough to wrap your mind around a time when the Earth wasn't here. So how do Earth and the rest of the planets out there get their start in the universe?