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.
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 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.