Patrick Moore on Mars

Patrick Moore on Mars

by Patrick Moore

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ISBN-13: 9781844035465
Publisher: Cassell P L C
Publication date: 03/01/2007
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Preface7
1The Red World9
2Mars in the Solar System17
3Eye and Telescope33
4The Story of the Canals49
5Mars Before the Space Age68
6Mars Through the Telescope88
7Missions to Mars99
8Mariner 9--and Others110
9Mars from Orbit122
10The Vikings134
11The Search for Life148
12Pieces of Mars?156
13Return to the Red Planet162
14Phobos and Deimos175
15The Martian Base186
Appendix IObserving Mars193
Appendix IIOppositions of Mars197
Appendix IIINumerical Data198
Appendix IVSpace Missions to Mars200
Appendix VMartian Albedo Features203
Appendix VIFeatures on Mars207
Further Reading215
Index217

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