Observing the new Mars

Albin, Edward F.
November 1992
Astronomy;Nov92, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p74
Offers advice on telescopic observations of Mars during its upcoming opposition in January 1993. Best viewing times; Brightness and diameter; Types of filters; Eyepieces; `Canale' or `canals'; Mapping Mars from 1636 to present; Spacecraft views; Viking 1 and Viking 2 landing areas; Polar caps; Lowlands and highlands; Mare Australe; Impact basins called Hellas, Argyre and Isidis; Olympus Mons volcano; Vlles Marineris.


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