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Thomas Davis' comments about Seattle's "12th man" underline budding rivalry

At the Super Bowl pep rally for the Panthers in downtown Charlotte, LB Thomas Davis said, “You hear a lot of people talk about Seattle and the 12th man, they don’t even come close to where we are right here.” 254 more words

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Lowell's Map of Venus (1897)

Date: 1897
Source: Moore, P; 1960:T he planet Venus, London.
Original source: Lowell, P; 1897: MNRAS (Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.), LVII: 148.

Courtesy Tom Lindemann.


Drawing of Venus by Griffith (1897)

Date: 1897. Feb. 17.
Source: W. R. Corliss: The Moon and The Planets. The sourcebook project 1985.
Spoke system


Mars Maps by Schiaparelli (1876-1896)


Mappa Aerographica 1876-77
Mercator/Stereographic Projection
G. V. Sciapparelli
Atti della Reale Accademia dei Lincei,Memoria della cl. di scienze fisiche.M. 1. s. 3. v. 2. Roma 1878. 151 more words


Pallas Nagylexikon Moon Map (1893-1897)

Engraved by Posner Károly Lajos and Son
Nomenclature: Hungarian, Latin
Published in Pallas Nagylexikon, 1893-1897

The lexikon’s entry on the Moon (detail)


Már Galilei felismerte 1610. 1,579 more words


Niesten's Globe of Mars (1892)

Globe of Mars by Belgian Astronomer Louis Niesten.
Publisher: J. Lebeque & Co, Brusells, Belgium.
Dimensions: 22cm x 10cm.
Cartouche: GLOBE DE MARS dressé PAR L NIESTEN d’après les observations faites À BRUXELLES & A MILAN NOMENCLATURE SCHIAPARELLI NOMENCLATURE GREEN J.  73 more words


Proctor's Mars Maps (1865-1892)

Cartographer: R. A. Proctor
Projection: Stereographic


Chart of Mars
R. A. Proctor; using drawings by W. R. Dawes 1864/65
The names like Dawes Sea can be viewed as „the seas in Dawes’ drawing” 709 more words