Elger’s map of the Moon

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Early maps of Mercury

A summary of Mercury mapping, early drawings reprojected uniformly into Mollweide projection. The last map is based on photographic studies in 1942-1948.

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(Note: This caption wronly identifies Venus as the mapped object. It is Mercury).

 

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1942-1948 Dollfus, A
1889 Schiaparelli Astr. Nach. 1889 p 246
1897 Lowell Mem. Amer. o Arts and Sciences 1897 v. 12
Desloges, Jarry Observation des surfaces planétaires, v VII
1934 Antoniadi La planete Mercure, Gauther-Villars
1928 Rudaux L’Astronomie de 1928, p301
1928 Bidault de l’Isle L’Astronomie de 1928, p 301
1936 McEwen Journal de la British Astronomical Society 1936, v45, p582
Source: Dollfus, A. 1953 Observation visuelle et photographique des planètes Mercure et Vénus à l’Observatoire du Pic du Midi. L’Astronomie, Vol. 67, p.61