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Astr110 Photography Projects, Spring 2006

Students in Astr110: Planets, Stars, and 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 might 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 exposure times to show both very bright and faint things.) Once the data were taken, students performed all the calibration steps to make their final image, and wrote a description. Below is a list of the final images. Click on any image to see the full image with description. You can also page from one full image to the next with the "Forward" and "Back" arrows at the top of the image pages.

Amidon, M106 galaxy
Armstrong, M101 galaxy
Aupperlee, Saturn
Bowerman, Clown Face Nebula
Broene, Sombrero Galaxy
Bunque, Crab Nebula
Cutter, Christmas Tree Cluster
Darusz, Whirlpool Galaxy
Disselkoen, Crab Nebula
Eliason, Antennae Galaxies
Fenske, M3 Globular Star Cluster
Gort, SAO 114246 Star
Groen, M95 Galaxy
Helder, M48 Open Star Cluster
Hofstra, NGC 3628 galaxy
Holtrop, Horsehead Nebula
Irwin, The Eyes galaxies
Jonkman, IC 426 Nebula
Kim, UGC 3939 Lenticular galaxy
Koole, NGC 2023 Nebula
LoCascio, Flame Nebula
McGriff, M65 Galaxy
Mitchell, Thor's Helmet Nebula
Mosier, M43 Nebula
Northfell, M81 Galaxy
Pals, Titan
Pasma, M100 Galaxy
Passaglia, Rosette Nebula
Ponstein, NGC 2245 Nebula
Rebba, Owl Nebula
Schaafsma, Christmas Tree Cluster
Smit, NGC 891 Galaxy
Sterenberg Josh, NGC 1977 Nebula
Sterenberg Justin, M66 Galaxy
Tindall, Orion Nebula
VanBeek, Titan
Vyn, Hubble's Variable Nebula