Map of Mars (Green, 1877)


Chart of Mars
Mercator Projection in true color
1877 N.E. Green
in: Memoirs of the Royal Astronomical Society v. 44. p. 138, 1879.



The colors are more subtle in this reproduction (source)




Source Ledger, E. 1882; The sun, its planets and their satellites; London

Image courtesy Ton Lindemann.



The original drawings of N. Green (from William Sheehan: Mars: The history of
a master illusionist. The Antiquarian Astronomer Issue 9, August 2015). Compare these drawings to HST images.


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