1960

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Jupiter on 1960 June 11 at 02:55-03:08 EDT (06:55-07:08 UT) as sketched by K.R. Brasch. C.M.(1) 112º, C.M.(2) 168º. 8" reflector at 165x. Seeing 3-4. Transparency 2-3. S.I. of shadow of satellite I at beginning of observation—1:37 EST. T.I. of satellite begun at 1:50 EST, disk easily visible, brighter than surrounding zone N.T.Z. of main planet.

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Jupiter 196006110657

Jupiter on 1960 June 10/11 at 01:57+25m EST (06:57 UT) as sketched by Jim Low. C.M.(1) 110º, C.M.(2) 166º. 4" reflector at 130x, 167x. Seeing 6. Transparency 4. North is down. The dark cond. (left dark marking) was not as dark as the shadow of satellite I (right dark marking).

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Jupiter 196006110557

Jupiter on 1960 June 10/11 at 00:57+19m EST (05:57 UT) as sketched by Jim Low. C.M.(1) 73º, C.M.(2) 131º. 4" reflector at 167x, 130x. Seeing 6. Transparency 4. North is down.

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Jupiter 196006110445

Jupiter on 1960 June 10/11 at 00:45 EDT (04:45 UT) as sketched by Constantine Papacosmos. C.M.(1) 29º, C.M.(2) 86º. 6½" refractor at 222x. Seeing 4-5. Transparency 2.

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Jupiter 196006110354

Jupiter on 1960 June 10/11 at 22:54+10m EST (03:54 UT) as sketched by Jim Low. C.M.(1) 359º, C.M.(2) 56º. 4" reflector at 130x. Seeing 3. Transparency 3. North is down.

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Jupiter 196006040721

Jupiter on 1960 June 3/4 at 02:21+15m EST (07:21 UT) as sketched by Jim Low. C.M.(1) 99º, C.M.(2) 208º. 4" reflector at 130x & 167x. Seeing 6. Transparency 4. North is down. C.M. Transit was timed for following spot on NEB.

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Jupiter 196006040513

Jupiter on 1960 June 3/4 at 00:13+13m EST (05:13 UT) as sketched by Jim Low. C.M.(1) at 20º, C.M.(2) 131º. 4" reflector at 130x & 167x. Seeing 6+. Transparency 4. North is down. Bright spot between NEB and NTW was satellite I. C.M. Transit was timed for following spot on NEB.

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Jupiter 196006040435

Jupiter on 1960 June 3/4 at 00:35 EDT (04:35 UT) as sketched by G. Wedge. C.M.(1) 357º, C.M.(2) 107º. 6.5" refractor at 100x. Seeing 3. Transparency 2. SEB visible only for brief periods of good seeing. South Polar regions noticeably dark.

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Jupiter 196006040415

Jupiter on 1960 June 3/4 at 23:15+11m EST (04:15 UT) as sketched by Jim Low. C.M.(1) 345º, C.M.(2) 96º. 4" reflector at 130x. Seeing 3. Transparency 0 to 4. North is down.

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Jupiter 196005280450

Jupiter on 1960 May 27/28 at 00:50-01:10 EDT (04:50-05:10 UT) as sketched by K.R. Brasch. C.M.(1) 346º, C.M.(2) 150º. 8" reflector at 165x. Seeing 2-3. Transparency 2-3. Very dark object on eastern edge of N.E. belt disappeared after about five minutes: shadow of satellite I.

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