zones cup 2018

[Separate monthly hits-figures are given.  The results will appear cumulatively for the year.]

at end of first quarter:

The Solar Zone  -  Jan, Feb, Mar 2018

Incandescence   
55  53  57

Sun
59  90  105

for the next Zones Cup: The Gritty NOSS and The Winds of Vulcan   

Vulcan     
57  90  96

What to see on the Sun  
17  32  35

What to see on Vulcan   
17  36  37

Total for the Solar Zone:     826

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The Mercurian Zone  -  Jan, Feb, Mar 2018

Battle on Mercury      
33  32  45

Brightside Crossing           
37  43  46

The Darkside of Mercury   
32  49  52

Immortals of Mercury  
28  35  42

Invasions from Mercury    
36  36  40

Mercury   
108  96  116

Mercury Awaits   
23  32  30

Old Mercury  
24  30  36 

Reply re Mercury Language Myth Influencing Valeddom   
15  23  28

Valeddom   
36  56  65

What to see on Mercury  
21  44  47

For the next Zones Cup:   Zookie Must Die.

Total for the Mercurian Zone:     1127

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The Venusian Zone  -  Jan, Feb, Mar 2018

Amtor  
37  50  51 

An Ice-Age Venus?  
56  59  79

The Kuttner-Moore Venus    
52  36  50 

Love the Amtor Article               
22  36  34

Perelandra       
79  102  140

Project Utopia   
--  --  42

Sentinels From Space   
34  37  44

The Sky People   
26  48  48

Slaves of Venus   
30  34  41 

Venus   
83  92  143

Venus Quiz - Author-to-Tale 
31  40  45

Venus Quiz - Tale-To-Author  
26  43  46

What to see on Venus     
46  48  73

Total for the Venusian Zone:     1983   

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The Terrestrial Zone  -    Jan, Feb, Mar 2018

A Plea for Lost Civilizations   
27  34  41

A Relic from the Old Space Program  
20  34  41

America's Own Haunting   
25  36  51

The Drop    
--  51  44

Earth   
70  76  108

Eerie Earths   
19  24  39

Gather, Darkness!   
31  41  37

Kroth  
55  61  88

Man of the World   
378  516  580

Offer of trial balloon for Earthshimmer tale  
13  21  23

Old Space Program  
56  65  91

Pellucidar  
54  60  101

The Rise  
--  --  18

Star's Reach
38  45  55

What to see on Earth  
26  37  43

Total for the Terrestrial Zone:      3273

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The Lunar Zone  -    Jan, Feb, Mar 2018

A harsh beauty - the unforgiving moon   
48  45  45

Ancient Inhabited Moon    
28  34  43

Archives of the Moon  
263  403  468

Earthlight   
24  33  36

The First Men in the Moon    
42  56  60

Land Rush, King Rush, Moon Rush   
32  50  45

Lovecraft's Moon    
34  36  42

Lurkers on the Moon     
28  36  47

The Moon    
60  77  111

Moon Quiz - Author To Tale     
22  34  34

Moon Quiz - Tale To Author    
23  31  44

Offer of the Archives of the Moon      
21  32  34

Thoughts on the Earthlight Article    
19  28  33

What to see on the Moon   
23  44  58

Whom Gods Destroy   
--  --  59


Total for the Lunar Zone:     2755   

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The Martian Zone  -    Jan, Feb, Mar 2018


A Coercive of Mars   
26  39  35

A Return to Bradbury's Mars   
16  36  39

A Rose for Ecclesiastes      
32  42  66

Academia on Mars   
30  44  50

Another NHOSS Adventure - James S A Corey's A Man Without Honor  
31  47  45

Arabella of Mars   
29  45  42

Barsoom    
44  62  78

A Barsoom and NSS Mars Matchup     
18  35  35

But is it NOSS?    
31  35  34

The Crimson Courts and My Martian Dreams    
16  33  41

The Date of the Invasion    
19  29  37

Global Dispatches and Extraordinary Gentlemen    
17  22  24

In the Courts of the Crimson Kings   
34 55 64

In the Tombs of the Martian Kings   
32 46 45

The Inorganic Character of RSS Mars  
28  39  37

Mars    
70  94  127

Mars et la terre à la belle époque   
27  37  41

Mars Quiz - Author To Tale  
33  59  73

Mars Quiz - Tale To Author   
25  48  59

The Martian Crown Jewels  
26  36  50

Martian Landings in War of the Worlds    
41  58  61

My Favorite Anthology    
24  39  37

Out of... Mars?    
39  44  44

Out of the Silent Planet Overview    
22  33  35

Red Planet    
23  34  38

Rex Gordon    
21  35  39

Sailing the Seven Spaceways   
33  55  59

The Sands of Mars    
24  35  45

Shoals    
26  33  38

Allen M Steele's Enigmatic Mars    
21  40  47

Thoughts on Moorcock's The Lost Canal    [for next Zones Cup]

Time to Rest  
30  35  43 

Wanderers of Mars     
45  53  49

What to see on Mars        
38  55  74

World of Never-Men     
26  44  54


Total for the Martian Zone:     4148

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The Asteroidal Zone   -    Jan, Feb, Mar 2018

Asteroid Progenitor Planet    
42  65  85

Asteroids   
63  91  124

Ceres    
26  49  47

Chill on Beautiful Iskar!      
40  60  55

Peril on Pallas     
113  155  175

Rock and a Hard Place 
--  150  100

Rock and the Belt Pirates 
--  --  103

To the Belt with Alan E Nourse    
29  51  41

What to see on the Asteroids    
25  35  37

What to see on Ceres  
21  37  28  

What to see on Icarus    
10  31  22

What to See on Vesta   


Total for the Asteroidal Zone:       1985    

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The Jovian Zone   -   Jan, Feb, Mar 2018

Amalthea    
56  54  89

Asimov on Jupiter  
29  35  44

Asimov on Jupiter Response     
22  30  38

Callisto    
28  45  58

Europa    
31  49  62

For next Zones Cup:    Europa Dive    

Flame Lords of Jupiter   
57  46  55

The Galilean Satellites     
32  63  45

Ganymede    
29  44  58

The Great Red Spot     
20  36  43

Io     
136  45  44

Jovian Inferno     
27  32  43

Jupiter    
74  102  109

Leda     
24  28  37

Pinnah-Birds and Genetic Engineering     
14  29  39

Thanator - For and Against   
46  50  53

What to see on Callisto    
13  31  28

What to see on Europa   
18  31  29

What to see on Ganymede   
25  33  39

What to see on Io   
21  37  36

What to see on Jupiter   
32  46  58


Total for the Jovian Zone:       2607         

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The Saturnian Zone   -   Jan, Feb, Mar 2018

A Saturnian Renaissance   
19  29  30

The Arc of Iapetus     
84  114  124

Feeling Naked on Titan Response    
21  30  32

For the next Zones Cup:     Pirates of Titan   

Prisoners of Saturn   
31  34  41

The Rings of Saturn    
32  30  31

Saturn   
44  76  90

Titan    
83  71  77

What to see on Saturn  
23  37  41

What to see on Titan   
23  32  43


Total for the Saturnian Zone:        1322     

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The Uranian Zone   -   Jan, Feb, Mar 2018

Ariel    
26  31  36

Beyond Despair   
--  --  66

The Chthonic Pull    
--  --  64

Oberon    
31  37  43

Titania    
26  35  41

Umbriel    
25  41  39

Uranian Eras  
30  49  58

Uranian Gleams    
35  45  54

For the next Zones Cup:  Uranian Throne   

Uranus    
65  72  86

What to see on Oberon   
15  25  26

What to see on Umbriel   
17  23  26

What to see on Uranus    
27  34  39

Total for the Uranian Zone:       1277     

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The Neptunian Zone   -   Jan, Feb, Mar 2018

Neptune    
122  61  75

Neptunian Allure   
33  45  49

Triton    
44  63  85

What to see on Neptune   
14  33  36

What to see on Triton   
15  28  32

Total for the Neptunian Zone:       735     

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The Plutonian Zone   -   Jan, Feb, Mar 2018

Cerberus     
20  30  40

On the Shoreline of Darkness    
--  --  60

Pluto     
42  71  77

Pluto's Endless Mysteries    
18  37  36

Styx    
18  34  40

What to see on Pluto    
19  31  32

What to see on Styx   
21  24  26


Total for the Plutonian Zone:       676      

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The Outermost Zone   -   Jan, Feb, Mar 2018

Comets     
34  56  69

Mission to the Tenth Planet      
63  71  81

The Outermost Reaches      
63  72  83

The Reefs of Space      
46  59  72

The Theoretical Ninth Planet      
16  25  26

What to see on comets   
26  27  31

Total for the Outermost Zone:       920   

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RANKINGS AT END OF FIRST QUARTER:

In first place:     The Martian Zone   4148

In second place:     The Terrestrial Zone   3273

In third place:      The Lunar Zone   2755

In fourth place:        The Jovian Zone   2607

In fifth place:       The Asteroidal Zone   1985

In sixth place:        The Venusian Zone   1983

In seventh place:        The Saturnian Zone   1322

In eighth place:       The Uranian Zone   1277

In ninth place:       The Mercurian Zone   1127

In tenth place:       The Outermost Zone   920

In eleventh place:       The Solar Zone   826

In twelfth place:       The Neptunian Zone   735

In last place:       The Plutonian Zone   676