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Jupiter 195907300225

Jupiter 195907300225

Jupiter on 1959 July 29/30 at 22:25 EDT (02:25 UT) as sketched by G. Wedge. C.M.(1) 323°, C.M.(2) 279°. 4" Townsend refractor at 180x. Seeing fair. Transparency poor.

Jupiter 195907300140

Jupiter 195907300140

Jupiter on 1959 July 29/30 at 21:40 EDT (01:40 UT) as sketched by G. Wedge. C.M.(1) 295°, C.M.(2) 252°. 4" Townsend refractor at 180x. Seeing 3 (fair). Transparency poor.

Jupiter 195906110215

Jupiter 195906110215

Jupiter on 1959 June 10/11 at 22:15 EDT (02:15 UT) as sketched by G. Wedge. C.M.(1) 141°, C.M.(2) 111°. 6½" refractor at 222x. Seeing 4 (fair). Transparency 2-3 (fair-good).

Jupiter 195906060320

Jupiter 195906060320

Jupiter on 1959 June 5/6 at 23:20 EDT (03:20 UT) as sketched by G. Wedge. C.M.(1) 110°, C.M.(2) 118°. 3" refractor (Joe) at 67x. Seeing fair, Transparency poor.

Jupiter 195906040255

Jupiter 195906040255

Jupiter on 1959 June 3/4 at 22:55 EDT (02:55 UT) as sketched by George E. Wedge. C.M.(1) 139°, C.M.(2) 163°. 6½" refractor at 222x. Seeing 5 (fair). Transparency 3 (fair).

Jupiter 195905170315

Jupiter 195905170315

Jupiter on 1959 May 16/17 at 23:15 EDT (03:15 UT) as sketched by G.E. Wedge. C.M.(1) 187°, C.M.(2) 348°. 6½" refractor at 100x. Seeing 4 (fair).

Mars 196012050255

Mars 196012050255

Mars on 1960 December 4/5 at 21:55-22:05 local time (02:55-03:05 UT) as sketched by G. Wedge. C.M. 180°. 6" refractor at 220x. Seeing 3-4. Transparency 3. Canal to the west only glimpsed, probably an optical illusion. T = 7°.

Mars 196012080400

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°.

G.E. Wedge

G.E. Wedge

Mr. George E. Wedge at the 1959 RASC AGM.

Wedge and Williamson

Wedge and Williamson

George Wedge and Isabel Williamson at 1959 RASC AGM (The Lunar section at Work).

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