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Manuscript/Mixed Material An astronomical observatory on Mars : note

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Title

  • An astronomical observatory on Mars : note

Names

  • Sagan, Carl (Author)

Headings

  • -  Sagan, Carl
  • -  Mars (Planet)
  • -  Ideas riding
  • -  Astronomy--Observatories
  • -  Parallax--Stars
  • -  Manuscripts

Genre

  • Manuscripts

Notes

  • -  In this document, Carl Sagan suggests "an astronomical observatory on Mars would permit observations of astronomical parallaxes to be improved by about fifty percent." From Carl Sagan's "ideas riding" files, a play on "ideas writing." These files contain a running set of initial concepts for various writing projects.

Medium

  • Dimensions in inches: 11 x 8 1/2

Source Collection

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

Repository

  • Manuscript Division

Online Format

  • online text
  • pdf
  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Sagan, Carl. An astronomical observatory on Mars: note. 1966. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000090/.

APA citation style:

Sagan, C. (1966) An astronomical observatory on Mars: note. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000090/.

MLA citation style:

Sagan, Carl. An astronomical observatory on Mars: note. 1966. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000090/>.