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ASTR 110 Photography Projects
Fall 2018

Students in ASTR 110: Planets, Stars, & Galaxies used the Calvin-Rehoboth Robotic Telescope in New Mexico for the images in this project. Each student made an observing plan, requesting up to 20 minutes of data on their target. (This could potentially be images in different colors to make a full color picture, images at one color to get a more sensitive image, or images at different positions to make a mosaic.) Once the data were taken, students performed all the calibration steps to make their final image, and wrote a description.

Below are links to the students' projects. Some students observed star clusters, others observed nebulae, and others observed galaxies. Click on any image below to see a bigger image with description and a detailed report about the astrophysics. You can then page from one full image to the next with the "Forward" and "Back" arrows at the top of the image pages.

Star Clusters
Ben Anema & Ryan Ruba
Luke Enders & Minji Song
Mallory Hoatlin & Sam Tuit
Celeste Johnson & Josh Van Dyk
Bryan Lutke & Anna Quist
Maria Poortenga & Lizzie Joynton
Scott Vanden Berg & Erin Van Baren
 
Nebulae
Tori Castellanos & Elly Zandee Nate DeWindt & Brant Meyer
Kaia Hurley & Hannah McNulty Joshua Jennings & Emily Twigg
Jordan Jorritsma & Rachel DeYoung Daniel Kim & Matthew Raymond
Jonah Luebke & Johnny Waldrop Hyereen Shin & Adwoa Ohemeng
Jake Winters & Anna Minnema Johanna York & Brittany Reitz
Galaxies
Tyler Diemer & Jordan Katje
Sarah George & Kyle Peets
Mark Glover & Danny Vander Molen
Madisyn Kuipers & Ellis Chalfant
Amy Smith, Jess Locke, & Josh Toth

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