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Manuscript/Mixed Material Astronomy 170, Harvard University : lecture notes

About this Item


  • Astronomy 170, Harvard University : lecture notes


  • Sagan, Carl (Author)

Created / Published

  • 1965


  • -  Harvard University
  • -  Astronomy
  • -  Moon
  • -  Extraterrestrial life
  • -  Life on other planets
  • -  Mars (Planet)
  • -  Venus (Planet)
  • -  Saturn (Planet)
  • -  Outer space--Exploration
  • -  Planetary science
  • -  Planetology
  • -  Planetology--Study and teaching
  • -  Astronomy--Study and teaching
  • -  Planetary Science-Study and teaching
  • -  Manuscripts


  • Manuscripts


  • -  A set of lecture notes for Astronomy 170, a planetary science course Carl Sagan taught at Harvard University. His lecture notes touch on a range of issues in the study of the planets including, possibilities of life on Mars, erosion on the Moon, Saturn's rings, and clouds on Venus.


  • Dimensions in inches: 11 x 8 1/2

Source Collection

  • The Seth MacFarlane Collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan Archive


  • Manuscript Division

Online Format

  • pdf
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Chicago citation style:

Sagan, Carl. Astronomy 170, Harvard University: lecture notes. 1965. Manuscript/Mixed Material.

APA citation style:

Sagan, C. (1965) Astronomy 170, Harvard University: lecture notes. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Sagan, Carl. Astronomy 170, Harvard University: lecture notes. 1965. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.