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Jupiter 195905170300b

Jupiter on 1959 May 16/17 at 23:00 EDT (03:00 UT) as sketched by I.K. Williamson. C.M.(1) 178º, C.M.(2) 339º. 6½" refractor at 100x. Seeing 4. Transparency 3.

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Jupiter 195905170250

Jupiter on 1959 May 16/17 at 22:50 EDT (02:50 UT) as sketched by Frank J. DeKinder. C.M.(1) 172º, C.M.(2) 333º. 6½" refractor at 100x. Seeing good. Transparency good.

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Jupiter 195905100510

Jupiter on 1959 May 9/10 at 00:10 local time (05:10 UT) [possibly 04:10 UT –GG.] C.M.(1) 194º, C.M.(2) 48º. 6½" refractor at 222x. Seeing 6 (good). Transparency 3. North is down.

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Jupiter 195904180445

Jupiter on 1959 April 17/18 at 23:45 EST (04:45 UT) as sketched by K.R. Brasch. C.M.(1) 339º, C.M.(2) 0º. 3" refractor at 100x. Seeing 6 (good). Transparency 4. North is down.

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Jupiter 195905170300

Jupiter on 1959 May 16/17 at 23:00 EDT (03:00 UT) as sketched by S. Downing. C.M.(1) 178º, C.M.(2) 339º. 6½" at 100x. Seeing 6. Transparency clear.

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Jupiter 195905040440

Jupiter on 1959 May 3/4 at 00:40 EDT (04:40 UT) as sketched by Geoffrey Gaherty, Jr. C.M.(1) 344º, C.M.(2) 244º. 8" reflector at 240x. Seeing 4. Transparency 4. North is down. Suspected doubling of NEB.

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Jupiter 195905020355

Jupiter on 1959 May 1/2 at 23:55 EDT (03:55 UT) as sketched by Geoffrey Gaherty, Jr. C.M.(1) 1º, C.M.(2) 276º. 8" reflector at 170x. Seeing 4. Transparency 3. North is down.

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Venus 196104091740

Venus on 1961 April 9 at 12:40 + 15m EST (17:40 UT) as sketched by Jim Low. 4" reflector at 130x. Seeing 3-4. Transparency 0-5 (some clouds). This observation was made about 30 hours before inferior conjunction (daytime observation).

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Venus 196012272047

Venus on 1960 December 27 at 15:47 + 10m EST (20:47 UT) as sketched by Jim Low. 4" reflector at 167x. Seeing 3. Transparency 4. The Sun was a few degrees above the horizon during the observation.

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Venus 196111191730

Venus on 1961 November 19 at 12:30 EST (17:30 UT) as sketched by K.R. Brasch. 8" reflector at 245x. Seeing 2-3/10. Transparency 4-5 (day). Diffuse markings only suspected—phase 96%.

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