1959

Jupiter 195905170300b

Jupiter on 1959 May 16/17 at 23:00 EDT (03:00 UT) as sketched by I.K. Williamson. C.M.(1) 178º, C.M.(2) 339º. 6½" refractor at 100x. Seeing 4. Transparency 3.

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Jupiter 195905170250

Jupiter on 1959 May 16/17 at 22:50 EDT (02:50 UT) as sketched by Frank J. DeKinder. C.M.(1) 172º, C.M.(2) 333º. 6½" refractor at 100x. Seeing good. Transparency good.

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Jupiter 195905100510

Jupiter on 1959 May 9/10 at 00:10 local time (05:10 UT) [possibly 04:10 UT –GG.] C.M.(1) 194º, C.M.(2) 48º. 6½" refractor at 222x. Seeing 6 (good). Transparency 3. North is down.

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Jupiter 195904180445

Jupiter on 1959 April 17/18 at 23:45 EST (04:45 UT) as sketched by K.R. Brasch. C.M.(1) 339º, C.M.(2) 0º. 3" refractor at 100x. Seeing 6 (good). Transparency 4. North is down.

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Jupiter 195905170300

Jupiter on 1959 May 16/17 at 23:00 EDT (03:00 UT) as sketched by S. Downing. C.M.(1) 178º, C.M.(2) 339º. 6½" at 100x. Seeing 6. Transparency clear.

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Jupiter 195905040440

Jupiter on 1959 May 3/4 at 00:40 EDT (04:40 UT) as sketched by Geoffrey Gaherty, Jr. C.M.(1) 344º, C.M.(2) 244º. 8" reflector at 240x. Seeing 4. Transparency 4. North is down. Suspected doubling of NEB.

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Jupiter 195905020355

Jupiter on 1959 May 1/2 at 23:55 EDT (03:55 UT) as sketched by Geoffrey Gaherty, Jr. C.M.(1) 1º, C.M.(2) 276º. 8" reflector at 170x. Seeing 4. Transparency 3. North is down.

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Kuiper Public Lecture at AAS Toronto Meeting 1959

At the invitation of Dr. John F. Heard, Director of the David Dunlap Observatory, the 103rd Meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) was held at the University of Toronto, August 30th - September 3rd, 1959. The AAS had not met in Toronto since 1935, the year the Dunlap Observatory was completed. The meeting was the biggest in the AAS's history being attended by approximately two hundred astronomers together with their families and guests.

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19591130 Ramsay

1959 Nov 30: Letter from Leon Campbell to R.V. Ramsay

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19591214 Kennedy

1959 Dec 14: Letter from J.E. Kennedy to Leon Campbell

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