Thursday, 23 July 2020

Venus seen from Manchester in 1870


July 23rd 1870, Venus seen from Manchester

On July 23rd 1870 Mr Henry Ormesher of Manchester observed Venus with his 5.25 inch equatorial refractor at 05.00 am. He says that “Definition was excellent, I observed 3 dusky spots on the disc, one of which was of considerable magnitude”

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