Mars 196102112245

Mars on 1961 February 11/12 at 17:45-18:15 local time (22:45-23:15 UT) as sketched by K.R. Brasch. C.M. 228°. 8" reflector at 375x. Seeing 6-7/10. Transparency 4-5/5. Superb seeing revealed most minute detail. Dark band near north polar cap especially prominent. T = -1°.