1960

Mars 196012080400

Mars on 1960 December 7/8 at 23:00-23:10 local time (04:00-04:10 UT) as sketched by G. Wedge. C.M. 169°. 6" refractor at 150x. Seeing 2. Transparency 3. T = 6°.

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Mars 196012080340

Mars on 1960 December 7/8 at 22:40 EST (03:40 UT) as sketched by I.K. Williamson. C.M. 163°. 6 refractor at 150x. Seeing 3. Transparency 3-2. T = 6°.

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Mars 196012080245

Mars on 1960 December 7/8 at 21:45 local time (02:45 UT) as sketched by T.F. Morris. C.M. 149°. 6 refractor at 150x. Seeing 3. Transparency 4. T = 6°.

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Mars 196012110430

Mars on 1960 December 10/11 at 23:30 local time (04:30 UT) as sketched by G. Wedge. C.M. 148°. 6 refractor at 150x. Seeing 4. Transparency 4. T = 6°.

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Mars 196010090620

Mars on 1960 October 8/9 at 02:20-02:25 local time (06:20-06:25 UT) as sketched by K.R. Brasch. C.M. 36°. 8 reflector at 300x. Seeing 3. Transparency 4. N. Polar Region glittering white similar to cusps on Venus. Whole planet yellow red colour with dark areas brownish. T = +5.

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Mars Map 1960-61

Mars map (mercator projection) 1960-61 based on observations by the RASC Montreal Centre.

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C.H. Clark Scope

Lethbridge, 1960 Sept 27.

Homemade Equatorial with Mrs. Clark in charge.

The setting circles are made from sheet aluminum. The gears are steel worm and gears made from sheet brass held in contact by spring tension.

Good seeing,

CHC

CH Clark

1788-10th Ave. S., Alta.

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Comet Burnham

Comet Burnham, photographed by H.N.A. Maclean (Niagara) on 1960 May 2 (22:33-22:38 EST) with an 8 f/8 reflector, 250x.

This image is from the RASC Comet and Nova Section Archive. [View Source]

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GA 1960 #02

General Assembly, Montreal, April 8-9, 1960.

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GA 1960 #01

General Assembly, Montreal, April 8-9, 1960.

L to R: Andrew McKellar (National President), Katherine Zorgo (Montreal Centre), Helen Hogg, Dorothy Yane (Montreal Centre).

Notes from Geoff Gaherty (2012):

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