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Author Sheehan, William, 1954-
Title The planet Mars : a history of observation & discovery / William Sheehan.
Imprint Tucson : University of Arizona Press, 1997.
©1996

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  QB641 .S484    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  QB641 .S484    AVAILABLE  
Author Sheehan, William, 1954-
Subject Mars (Planet)
Description x, 270 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-260) and index.
ISBN 0816516405 (cloth : acid-free paper)
0816516413 (paper : acid-free paper)
OCLC # 34114613
Table of Contents
 List of Figures 
 Preface 
1Motions of Mars3
2Pioneers16
3"A Situation Similar to Ours"29
4Areographers42
5187758
6Confirmations and Controversies78
7Lowell98
8How the Eye Interprets114
9Opposition 1909130
10The Lingering Romance146
11Spacecraft to Mars162
12Mariner 9171
13Vikings - and Beyond186
14The Hurtling Moons of Mars204
15Observing Mars210
 Epilogue225
App. 1Oppositions of Mars, 1901-2035227
App. 2Perihelic Oppositions of Mars, 1608-2035230
App. 3Table of Data for the Planet Mars231
App. 4The Satellites of Mars232
 Notes233
 Selected Bibliography259
 Index261



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