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Annual Meeting 1959 #9

Annual Meeting 1959 #9

Front: E.S. Keeping, Frank de Kinder.

Middle row: David Sands, Klaus Brasch, ?

Back row: George Wedge, C. L. Drolet.

Annual Meeting 1959 #5

Annual Meeting 1959 #5

Ed Kennedy (standing) and Ruth Northcott. George Wedge is to the right of Ruth.

Jupiter 196007040155

Jupiter 196007040155

Jupiter on 1960 July 3/4 at 21:55 EDT (01:55 UT) as sketched by G. Wedge. C.M.(1) 320°, C.M.(2) 203°. 6.5" refractor at 222x. Seeing 3-4. Transparency 4.

Jupiter 196006040435

Jupiter 196006040435

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

Jupiter 196004300815

Jupiter 196004300815

Jupiter on 1960 April 29/30 at 04:15 EDT (08:15 UT) as sketched by G. Wedge. C.M.(1) 0°, C.M.(2) 17°. 6.5" refractor at 133x. Seeing 3-4 (poor-fair). Transparency 2.

Venus 196110071600

Venus 196110071600

Venus on 1961 October 7 at 12:00-12:10 EDT (16:00-16:10 UT) as sketched by George E. Wedge. 6" refractor at 150x. Seeing 1-4-5/10. Transparency 4/5. Dusky marking on eastern limb glimpsed only during periods of good seeing. Marking to the north appeared to be quite definite. Marking at the south seen only during moments of good seeing, as was the marking at centre of terminator.

Venus 196109301340

Venus 196109301340

Venus on 1961 September 30 at 13:40-13:50 EDT (17:40-17:50 UT) as sketched by G. Wedge. 6" refractor at 150x. Seeing 4/10. Transparency 4/5. Terminator darker than usual.

Venus 196109231345

Venus 196109231345

Venus on 1961 September 23 at 13:45-13:55 EDT (17:45-17:55 UT) as sketched by G. Wedge. 6" refractor at 150x. Seeing 2-3/10. Transparency 2/5.

Venus 196109161745

Venus 196109161745

Venus on 1961 September 16 at 13:45-13:50 EDT (17:45-17:55 UT) as sketched by G. Wedge. 6" refractor at 150x. Seeing 1/10. Transparency 2/5. Detail very indefinite, dusky streak seen at moments of good seeing.

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