Montreal

GA 1960 Audio

1960 June 6

Jack—

This is Earl Milton's tape report on observing on a National Scale. It has not been heard by anyone in Toronto.

RJN

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RASC IAU Display 1979

Photos of the RASC display at the 1979 IAU meeting in Montreal.

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Letter to Levy

All's Well That Ends Well

 

In 1967 the nineteen-year-old David Levy was an enthusiastic observer, and an observationally active member of the Montreal Centre, pursuing his life-long quest for comets, and an ever deeper familiarity with the night sky (activities which he knowledgably, imaginatively, and fruitfully pursues to this day).

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Jupiter 196011242035

Jupiter on 1960 November 23/24 at 15:35+10m EST (20:35 UT) as sketched by Jim Low. C.M.(1) 8º, C.M.(2) 241º. 4" reflector at 65x & 130x. Seeing 4. Transparency 3. North is down. This is a day observation, made about 0.9h before sunset. Jupiter was a faint object compared to the bright sky, and it could not be seen definitely in the 4x20mm finder.

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Jupiter 196011212131

Jupiter on 1960 November 20/21 at 16:31+10m EST (21:31 UT) as sketched by Jim Low. C.M.(1) 289º, C.M.(2) 185º. 4" reflector at 130x, 167x. Seeing 4. Transparency 3. North is down.

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Jupiter 196011202145

Jupiter on 1960 November 19/20 at 16:45+5m EST (21:45 UT) as sketched by Jim Low. C.M.(1) 140º, C.M.(2) 43º. 4" reflector at 130x. Seeing 2. Transparency 4. North is down.

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Jupiter 196010112243

Jupiter on 1960 October 10/11 at 17:43+19m EST (22:43 UT) as sketched by Jim Low. C.M.(1) 355º, C.M.(2) 203º. 4" reflector at 130x and 167x. Seeing 6/10. Transparency 4/5. North is down. This was the best "seeing" I have seen around this part of Canada.

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Jupiter 196009040315

Jupiter on 1960 September 3/4 at 19:15+4m PST (03:15 UT) as sketched by Jim Low. C.M.(1) 78º, C.M.(2) 207º. 4" reflector at 65x. Seeing 2/10. Transparency 5/5.

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Jupiter 196009030316

Jupiter on 1960 September 2/3 at 19:16+15m PST (03:16 UT) as sketched by Jim Low. C.M.(1) 281º, C.M.(2) 58º. 4" reflector at 130x. Seeing 4/10. Transparency 5/5.

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Jupiter 196009020300

Jupiter on 1960 September 1/2 at 19:00+13m PST (03:00 UT) as sketched by Jim Low. C.M.(1) 113º, C.M.(2) 258º. 4" reflector at 130x. Seeing 3/10. Transparency 4/5. The sky was bright at the time of observation.

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