zones cup 2019

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The cultural hotstpots of the System in 2019, zone by zone.

The Solar Zone  2019

Incandescence    328

The Sun    922

The Gritty NOSS    351 

The Winds of Vulcan    295

Vulcan    829

What to see on the Sun    326

What to see on Vulcan    265

Total for the Solar Zone:    3,316

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The Mercurian Zone  2019

Battle on Mercury      361 

Brightside Crossing      678

The Darkside of Mercury    503

Immortals of Mercury   367 

Invasions from Mercury    312

Mercury    1073

Mercury Awaits    277

Old Mercury  340

Reply re Mercury Language Myth Influencing Valeddom    294

The Resurrection of Merrick Hardcastle   180

Valeddom      506

What to see on Mercury   446

Where the Nightlife Never Ends     164

Zookie Must Die    309 

Total for the Mercurian Zone:     5,810

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The Venusian Zone  2019

A Life of Leisure and Renewed Vigor    210

Amtor   769

An Ice-Age Venus?   451

Devil's Due   192

The Hard Streets of Aphrodite    83

The Kuttner-Moore Venus    483 

Love the Amtor Article       224

Of Dresses and Dames    58

Perelandra        1200

Project Utopia   284

The Purple Sea     415

Sentinels From Space    389

The Sky People    439

Slaves of Venus   291 

Venus    1236 

Venus Quiz - Author-to-Tale    283

Venus Quiz - Tale-To-Author    365 

What to see on Venus     854 

Total for the Venusian Zone:     8,226  

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The Terrestrial Zone   2019  

A Plea for Lost Civilizations    313

A Relic from the Old Space Program   279

America's Own Haunting    559

The Drop     281

Earth    791

Eerie Earths    335

Gather, Darkness!    304

Kroth     596 

Man of the World    4040

Offer of trial balloon for Earthshimmer tale   245

Old Space Program   775

Pellucidar   802

The Rise    307

Star's Reach    375

What to see on Earth   470

Total for the Terrestrial Zone:      10,472

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The Lunar Zone  2019

A harsh beauty - the unforgiving moon    254

Ancient Inhabited Moon       524

Archives of the Moon   2941

Earthlight    280

The First Men in the Moon     592

The Great Moon Hoax    183

Land Rush, King Rush, Moon Rush    328 

Lovecraft's Moon     327

Lurkers on the Moon      297

The Moon     1010

Moon Quiz - Author To Tale      265

Moon Quiz - Tale To Author    326

Offer of the Archives of the Moon       250

The Rogue Planet    347

Thoughts on the Earthlight Article     230

What to see on the Moon    623

Whom Gods Destroy    402


Total for the Lunar Zone:     9,179   

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The Martian Zone  2019

A Barsoom and Mars Match-Up    348

A Coercive of Mars    306

A Return to Bradbury's Mars    276

A Rose for Ecclesiastes     665

Academia on Mars    385

Another NHOSS Adventure - James S A Corey's A Man Without Honor   391

Arabella of Mars    417

Barsoom     610

Be Seeing You    325

But is it NOSS?    287

The Cold White North of Mars    402

The Crimson Courts and My Martian Dreams     320

The Dance of the Red Lady    238

The Date of the Invasion     260

Field Observations from a Far-Future Mars   351

Global Dispatches and Extraordinary Gentlemen     311

Home on Mars   342

Howlstone Excavations Day 2    93

In the Courts of the Crimson Kings     445

In the Tombs of the Martian Kings    334

The Inorganic Character of RSS Mars   250

Long Live the Billion-Year Spacereich!    371

The Magistrate    183

Mars     1350

Mars et la terre à la belle époque    312

Mars Quiz - Author To Tale    429

Mars Quiz - Tale To Author      411

The Martian Crown Jewels   396

Martian Landings in War of the Worlds     698

My Favorite Anthology     287

One Who burns Worlds    109

Out of... Mars?     302

Out of the Silent Planet Overview     249

Pirates on Mars Again    356

Red Planet     359

Rex Gordon     347

Rock Toad    274

Sailing the Seven Spaceways    364

The Sands of Mars     491

Sandworms   188

Shoals     404

Sleeping Fury    943

Allen M Steele's Enigmatic Mars     314

Thoughts on Moorcock's The Lost Canal   350

Time to Rest    447

Wanderers of Mars      299

What to see on Mars     876

World of Never-Men      369


Total for the Martian Zone:     18,854

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The Asteroidal Zone  2019

Asteroid Progenitor Planet     745

Asteroids    1075

Ceres     335

Chill on Beautiful Iskar!       306

Peril on Pallas      1188

Rimworld Trash    590

Rock and a Hard Place    297

Rock and the Belt Pirates    324

To the Belt with Alan E Nourse     258

What to see on the Asteroids     375

What to see on Ceres    353

What to see on Icarus     262

What to See on Vesta    289

Total for the Asteroidal Zone:       6,397    

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The Jovian Zone  2019

Amalthea    888

Asimov on Jupiter   340

Asimov on Jupiter Response      276

Callisto     624

Europa     535

Europa Dive    319

Flame Lords of Jupiter    287

The Galilean Satellites      333

Ganymede     775

The Great Red Spot      400

Io      486

Jovian Inferno      501

Jupiter     1147

Leda      294

Pinnah-Birds and Genetic Engineering      245

Thanator - For and Against    373

What to see on Callisto    258

What to see on Europa    312

What to see on Ganymede    378

What to see on Io    293

What to see on Jupiter    512

Total for the Jovian Zone:       9,581         

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The Saturnian Zone   2019

A Saturnian Renaissance    241

The Arc of Iapetus      700

Feeling Naked on Titan Response     241

The Lost Rings of Saturn   264

Pirates of Titan    287  

Prisoners of Saturn    375

The Rings of Saturn     324

Saturn    1010

Titan     979

What to see on Saturn   403

What to see on Titan    353

Total for the Saturnian Zone:        5,177     

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The Uranian Zone   2019

Ariel     364

Beyond Despair    274

The Chthonic Pull     317

Into the Wilds    193

Oberon     306

Titania     305

Umbriel     332

Uranian Eras   333

Uranian Gleams     475

Uranian Throne    3771

Uranian Throne contents page    250

Uranian Throne reference page    890   

Uranus     821

For next Zones Cup:    What to see on Ariel 

What to see on Oberon    237

What to see on Umbriel    239

What to see on Uranus     381

Total for the Uranian Zone:       9,488     

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The Neptunian Zone   2019

Neptune     850 

Neptunian Allure    365

Outlaws of Neptune    44

The Sea Empress    403

Triton     610

What to see on Neptune    365

What to see on Triton    266

Total for the Neptunian Zone:       2,903    

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The Plutonian Zone   2019

Cerberus      255

On the Shoreline of Darkness     295

Pluto      788

Pluto's Endless Mysteries     247

Styx     306

For the next Zones Cup:    What to see on Cerberus  

What to see on Pluto     367

What to see on Styx    224

Total for the Plutonian Zone:       2,482      

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The Outermost Zone   2019

Comets      667

Mission to the Tenth Planet       504

The Outermost Reaches       760

The Reefs of Space       670

The Theoretical Ninth Planet       319

What to see on comets    323

Total for the Outermost Zone:       3,243  

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RANKINGS, 2019:

In first place:     The Martian Zone   18,854

In second place:     The Terrestrial Zone   10,472

In third place:        The Jovian Zone   9,581

In fourth place:        The Uranian Zone   9,488

In fifth place:      The Lunar Zone   9,179

In sixth place:       The Venusian Zone   8,226

In seventh place:        The Asteroidal Zone   6,397

In eighth place:        The Mercurian Zone   5,810

In ninth place:       The Saturnian Zone   5,177

In tenth place:       The Solar Zone   3,316

In eleventh place:       The Outermost Zone   3,243

In last place:       The Neptunian Zone   2,903

In twelfth place:       The Plutonian Zone   2,482

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