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Venus 196010102000

Venus 196010102000

Venus on 1960 October 10 at 16:00-16:05 local time (20:00-20:05 UT) as sketched by G. Gaherty, Jr. 6" refractor at 150x. Seeing 1. Transparency 3. Daylight observation. Planet appeared green against blue sky background. Markings drawn, except terminator shading, were extremely indefinite and of doubtful reality.