”[…] My attention was quickly riveted by a large red…

”[…] My attention was quickly riveted by a large red star close to the distant horizon. As I gazed upon it I felt a spell of overpowering fascination—it was Mars, the god of war… As I gazed at it on that far-gone night it seemed to call across the unthinkable void…”

— Edgar Rice Burroughs

[Earth, seen from Mars, photo taken by the Mars Curiosity Rover]

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