sketch

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.

Continue Reading

Mars Map 1960-61

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

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

Mars 195811122000

Mars on 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.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

Mars 195811012200

Mars on 1958 November 1 @ 22:00 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.

Continue Reading

Mars 195811022130

1958 November 2 @ 21:30 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.

Continue Reading

Mars 195811072100

1958 November 7 @ 21:00, seeing 3-4. 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.

Continue Reading

Castlefield Observatory Sketch

Bert Topham's Castlefield Observatory in Toronto, at the end of its life.

Sketch by Eugene Fedorenko (Toronto Centre).

Photos of this observatory from the RASC Archives.

A short bio on Bert Topham (1893-1962) appears on page 148 of Looking Up.

Note from Geoff Gaherty:

Continue Reading

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - sketch