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Jupiter 196004160805

Jupiter 196004160805

Jupiter on 1960 April 15/16 at 03:05+12m EST (08:05 UT) as sketched by Jim Low. C.M.(1) 303°, C.M.(2) 66°. 4" reflector at 167x. Seeing 4. Transparency 4. North is down, east to the right.

Jupiter 196004160633

Jupiter 196004160633

Jupiter on 1960 April 15/16 at 01:33+15m EST (06:33 UT) as sketched by Jim Low. C.M.(1) 247°, C.M.(2) 11°. 4" reflector at 167x. Seeing 3. Transparency 3.  North is down, east is to the right.

Jupiter 196004080924

Jupiter 196004080924

Jupiter on 1960 April 7/8 at 04:24+7m EST (09:24 UT) as sketched by Jim Low. C.M.(1) 266°, C.M.(2) 350°. 4" reflector at 167x. Seeing 6. Transparency 5. North is down, east to the right. The black spot in the north-west is probably the shadow of satellite III (Ganymede).

Jupiter 196003250914

Jupiter 196003250914

Jupiter on 1960 March 25/26 at 04:14+12m EST (09:14 UT) as sketched by Jim Low. C.M.(1) 269°, C.M.(2) 192°. 4" reflector at 167x. Seeing 6. Transparency 4½. I have never seen better seeing than this around Montreal.

Venus 196012271903

Venus 196012271903

Venus on 1960 December 27 at 14:03 EST (19:03 UT) as sketched by Constantine Papacosmos. 6" refractor at 150x. Seeing 2-3. Transparency 3.

Venus 196012271905

Venus 196012271905

Venus on 1960 December 27 at 14:05-14:09 local time (19:05-19:09 UT) as sketched by K.R. Brasch. 6" refractor at 150x. Seeing 2-3. Transparency 3.

Venus 196012242150

Venus 196012242150

Venus on 1960 December 24/25 at 16:50 +10m EST (21:50 UT) as sketched by Jim Low. 4" reflector at 167x. Seeing 3. Transparency 3.

Venus 196012241900

Venus 196012241900

Venus on 1960 December 24 at 14:00-14:10 local time (19:00-19:10 UT) as sketched by G. Wedge. 6" refractor at 150x. Seeing 4. Transparency 3. Daylight observation. Intensity estimates very unreliable. First attempt at such. Made after seeing other drawings.

Venus 196012241752

Venus 196012241752

Venus on 1960 December 24 at 12:48-12:57 local time (17:52 UT) as sketched by G. Gaherty. 6" refractor at 150x. Seeing 3-1. Transparency 4 (daylight). First attempt at intensity estimates of Venus; of doubtful value.

Venus 196012241725

Venus 196012241725

Venus on 1960 December 24 at 12:25 local time (17:25 UT) as sketched by G. Wedge. 6" refractor at 150x. Seeing 4. Transparency 2-3. Daylight observation.

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