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Jupiter 195908140032

Jupiter 195908140032

Jupiter on 1959 August 13/14 at 20:32 EDT (00:32 UT) as sketched by Geoffrey Gaherty, Jr. C.M.(2) 303°. 8" Cave reflector at 240x. Seeing 3. Transparency 3. Detail of transit #137.

Jupiter 195908080130

Jupiter 195908080130

Jupiter on 1959 August 7/8 at 21:30 EDT (01:30 UT) as sketched by G. Gaherty, Jr. C.M.(1) 269°, C.M.(2) 157°. 8" Cave reflector at 240x. Seeing 4. Transparency 3. Note white oval enclosed by grey loop on p part of NEB.

Jupiter 195908030115

Jupiter 195908030115

Jupiter on 1959 August 2/3 at 21:15 EDT (01:15 UT) as sketched by K.R. Brasch. C.M.(1) 191°, C.M.(2) 118°. 8" reflector at 300x. Seeing 3. Transparency 2-3. Shadow of I on disk.

(The faint almost vertical feature at the 11 o'clock position is an ink stain showing through the paper.)

Jupiter 195907300225

Jupiter 195907300225

Jupiter on 1959 July 29/30 at 22:25 EDT (02:25 UT) as sketched by G. Wedge. C.M.(1) 323°, C.M.(2) 279°. 4" Townsend refractor at 180x. Seeing fair. Transparency poor.

Jupiter 195907300140

Jupiter 195907300140

Jupiter on 1959 July 29/30 at 21:40 EDT (01:40 UT) as sketched by G. Wedge. C.M.(1) 295°, C.M.(2) 252°. 4" Townsend refractor at 180x. Seeing 3 (fair). Transparency poor.

Jupiter 195907300116

Jupiter 195907300116

Jupiter on 1959 July 29/30 at 21:16 EDT (01:16 UT) as sketched by Milan Ihnat. C.M.(1) 281°, C.M.(2) 237°. 6½" refractor at 133x. Seeing good. North is down, east to the right. Transparency good. Middle projection on N equatorial belt seemed to be more pointed. Other belts had darkenings.

Jupiter 195907300107

Jupiter 195907300107

Jupiter on 1959 July 29/30 at 21:07 EDT (01:07 UT) as sketched by S. Downing. C.M.(1) 275°, C.M.(2) 232°. 6½" refractor at 133x. Seeing good. Transparency clear.

Jupiter 195907290220

Jupiter 195907290220

Jupiter on 1959 July 28/29 at 22:20 EDT (02:20 UT) as sketched by Constantine Papacosmos. C.M.(1) 162°, C.M.(2) 126°. 8" Cave reflector at 264x. Seeing 4. Transparency 3.

Jupiter 195907280230

Jupiter 195907280230

Jupiter on 1959 July 27/28 at 22:30 EDT (02:30 UT) as sketched by I.K. Williamson. C.M.(1) 10°, C.M.(2) 342°. 80mm refractor at 173x. Seeing 3. Transparency 3.

Jupiter 195907280130

Jupiter 195907280130

Jupiter on 1959 July 27/28 at 21:30 EDT (01:30 UT) as sketched by K.R. Brasch. C.M.(1) 334°, C.M.(2) 306°. 3" refractor at 100x. Seeing 5. Transparency 3. Yellow filter used.

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