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Mars 196101162335

Mars 196101162335

Mars on 1961 January 16/17 at 18:35-19:00 local time (23:35-00:00 UT) by K.R. Brasch. C.M. 116°. 8" reflector at 300x. Seeing 3-4/10. Transparency 4-5/5. During best moments canals glimpsed as very diffused streaks. T = -1°.

Mars 196101190010

Mars 196101190010

Mars on 1961 January 18/19 at 19:10-19:30 local time (00:10-00:30 UT) by K.R. Brasch. C.M. 102°. 6" reflector at 220x. Seeing 2-(4)/10. Transparency 4/5. Canal glimpsed during few seconds of seeing 4. T = -1°.

Mars 196010090620

Mars 196010090620

Mars on 1960 October 8/9 at 02:20-02:25 local time (06:20-06:25 UT) as sketched by K.R. Brasch. C.M. 36°. 8" reflector at 300x. Seeing 3. Transparency 4. N. Polar Region glittering white similar to cusps on Venus. Whole planet yellow red colour with dark areas brownish. T = +5.

Mars 196101280045

Mars 196101280045

Mars on 1961 January 27/28 at 19:45-20:20 local time (0045-0120 UT) as sketched by K.R. Brasch. 8" reflector at 300-375x.  Seeing 0-4. Transparency 4-2.  C.M. 33°. Immense detail visible during short periods of fair seeing. T = -1.

Mars Map 1960-61

Mars Map 1960-61

Mars map (mercator projection) 1960-61 based on observations by the RASC Montreal Centre.

Mars 195811272100

Mars 195811272100

1958 November 27 @ 21:00 EST, seeing 5. South is approximately up.

Drawings made through a 10" f/7.2 Newtonian. Power 150. Seeing in Pickering's scale; 5 is the best we ever have here. Polar region marked in dotted line: glimpses and doubtful. Time: EST.
Location: N.Lat. 45°17'31", W.Long. 72°33'02"; elev.: 650 feet
Address: S.A. Zielinski, Fulford, Que.

Mars 195811222000

Mars 195811222000

1958 November 22 @ 20:00 EST, seeing 3. South is approximately up.

Drawings made through a 10" f/7.2 Newtonian. Power 150. Seeing in Pickering's scale; 5 is the best we ever have here. Polar region marked in dotted line: glimpses and doubtful. Time: EST.
Location: N.Lat. 45°17'31", W.Long. 72°33'02"; elev.: 650 feet
Address: S.A. Zielinski, Fulford, Que.

Mars 195811122000

Mars 195811122000

1958 November 12 @ 20:00 EST, seeing 2. South is approximately up.

Drawings made through a 10" f/7.2 Newtonian. Power 150. Seeing in Pickering's scale; 5 is the best we ever have here. Polar region marked in dotted line: glimpses and doubtful. Time: EST.
Location: N.Lat. 45°17'31", W.Long. 72°33'02"; elev.: 650 feet
Address: S.A. Zielinski, Fulford, Que.

Mars 195811092100

Mars 195811092100

1958 November 9 @ 21:00 EST, seeing 4. South is approximately up.

Drawings made through a 10" f/7.2 Newtonian. Power 150. Seeing in Pickering's scale; 5 is the best we ever have here. Polar region marked in dotted line: glimpses and doubtful. Time: EST.
Location: N.Lat. 45°17'31", W.Long. 72°33'02"; elev.: 650 feet
Address: S.A. Zielinski, Fulford, Que.

Mars 195811042100

Mars 195811042100

1958 November 4 @ 21:00 EST, seeing 2-3. South is approximately up.

Drawings made through a 10" f/7.2 Newtonian. Power 150. Seeing in Pickering's scale; 5 is the best we ever have here. Polar region marked in dotted line: glimpses and doubtful. Time: EST.
Location: N.Lat. 45°17'31", W.Long. 72°33'02"; elev.: 650 feet
Address: S.A. Zielinski, Fulford, Que.

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