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Jupiter 195905100510

Jupiter 195905100510

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

Jupiter 195904180445

Jupiter 195904180445

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

Venus 196111191730

Venus 196111191730

Venus on 1961 November 19 at 12:30 EST (17:30 UT) as sketched by K.R. Brasch. 8" reflector at 245x. Seeing 2-3/10. Transparency 4-5 (day). Diffuse markings only suspected—phase 96%.

Venus 196107220810

Venus 196107220810

Venus on 1961 July 22 at 04:10 EDT (08:10 UT) as sketched by Klaus Brasch. 8" reflector at 165x. Seeing 4-3/10. Transparency 4/5.

Venus 196106250830

Venus 196106250830

Venus on 1961 June 25 at 04:30 EDT (08:30 UT) as sketched by K.R. Brasch. 8" reflector at 165x-300x. Seeing 4/10. Transparency 5/5. Planet presented a remarkable view. All detail quite conspicuous both with and without blue filter, resulting in fairly accurate plotting of features. Phase appeared just at or just shy of dichotomy.

Venus 196106041805

Venus 196106041805

Venus on 1961 June 4 at 14:05-14:15 local time (18:05-18:15 UT) as sketched by K.R. Brasch. 8" reflector at 165x. Seeing 2-4/10. Transparency 4-5/5.

Venus 196106031750

Venus 196106031750

Venus on 1961 June 3 at 13:40-13:45 local time (17:40-17:45 UT) as sketched by Klaus R. Brasch. 6" refractor at 150x. Seeing 4-2/10. Transparency 3/5.

Venus 196103252230

Venus 196103252230

Venus on 1961 March 25 at 17:30-18:00 local time (22:30-23:00 UT) as sketched by K.R. Brasch. 8" reflector at 165x-300x. Seeing 3-4/10. Transparency 4/5. Very dim trace of Ashen Light.

Venus 196103192215

Venus 196103192215

Venus on 1961 March 19 at 17:15-17:25 local time (22:15-22:25 UT) as sketched by K.R. Brasch. 8" reflector at 165x-375x. Seeing 4-5/10. Transparency 3-4/5. Detail very definite. Area along limb brilliant. Central area (7.5) darkest + terminator uniformly dark.

Venus 196102162220

Venus 196102162220

Venus on 1961 February 16 at 17:20-17:40 local time (22:20-22:40 UT) as sketched by K.R. Brasch. 8" reflector at 375x. Seeing 5/10. Transparency 4/5. Detail very indefinite. Ashen light seen dimly in outline but definitely seen. Detail easier without filter.

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