Tuesday 22 September 2020

Dusky Spots seen on Jupiter from Manchester


Dusky Spots on Jupiter seen from Manchester

On September 22nd 1870 Mr Ormesher of Manchester observed at 5.15 am using his 5.25 inch refractor saw 3 dusky spots on the disk of Jupiter, they were situated on the upper large belt and seemed to convey the impression that Jupiter’s atmosphere was much disturbed.

Mr Ormesher also saw 3 dusky spots on Jupiter at 5.00 am on July 23rd 1870 using his 5.25 inch refractor.

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