1961

Mars 1960

Mars on 1961 January 18/19 at 23:05-23:15 local time (04:05-04:15 UT) as sketched by G. Gaherty. C.M. 160°. 6" refractor at 220x. Seeing 2/10. Transparency 5/5. T = -1°.

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Mars 196101190330

Mars on 1961 January 18/19 at 22:30 EST (03:30 UT) as sketched by Constantine Papacosmos. C.M. 150°. 6 refractor at 220x. Seeing 3/10. Transparency 4/5. T = -1°.

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Mars 196101190243

Mars on 1961 January 18/19 at 21:43-21:58 local time (02:43-02:58 UT) as sketched by G. Wedge. C.M. 141°. 6 refractor at 220x. Seeing 4/10. Transparency 4/5. T = -1°.

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Mars 196101190155

Mars on 1961 January 18/19 at 20:55 local time (01:55 UT) as sketched by K. Chalk. C.M. 127°. 6 refractor at 220x. Seeing 2-3/10. Transparency 4/5. T = -1°.

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Mars 196101162335

Mars on 1961 January 16/17 at 18:35-19:00 local time (23:35-00:00 UT) by K.R. Brasch. C.M. 116°. 8 reflector at 300x. Seeing 3-4/10. Transparency 4-5/5. During best moments canals glimpsed as very diffused streaks. T = -1°.

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Mars 196101190010

Mars on 1961 January 18/19 at 19:10-19:30 local time (00:10-00:30 UT) by K.R. Brasch. C.M. 102°. 6 reflector at 220x. Seeing 2-(4)/10. Transparency 4/5. Canal glimpsed during few seconds of seeing 4. T = -1°.

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Mars 196101280045

Mars on 1961 January 27/28 at 19:45-20:20 local time (0045-0120 UT) as sketched by K.R. Brasch. 8 reflector at 300-375x.  Seeing 0-4. Transparency 4-2.  C.M. 33°. Immense detail visible during short periods of fair seeing. T = -1.

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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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QE Planetarium Brochure

Queen Elizabeth Planetarium brochure.

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Hamilton Meetings

 

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