"The Planet Mars, A History of Observation and Discovery", by William Sheehan. Softbound 270 pages.
The classic story of Mars observation:
**the early observations of Syrtis Major by Cassini,
**Schiaparelli and Lowell's canals
**the discovery of true water channels by the Mariner 9 Orbiter
** the biological experiments carried out by the Viking lander on the surface of Mars in 1976,
**the incredible CCD sequence taken by Donald Parker from Florida.
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