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Astr111 Photography Projects, Fall 2009

Students in Astr111: The Solar System 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 name 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. Within each student's webpage, click on the image itself to see a larger version of the image (if available).

All images are oriented with North up and East to the left. The field of view of our camera is 21.5 by 14.5 arcminutes. Some of the images are mosaics of four to six fields of view.

Afman, Fath Galaxy Cluster (Galaxy Cluster)
Arendsen, Blinking Nebula (Planetary Nebula)
Boehlke, Pegasus II Cluster (Galaxy Cluster)
Breems, M34 (Galaxy Cluster)
Brooker, Bubble Nebula (Emission Nebula)
Buddingh, M77 (Spiral Galaxy)
Champagne, Polarissima Borealis (Spiral Galaxy)
Dammons, M39-Open Cluster in Cygnus (Open Cluster)
Dekker, Messier 52 (Open Cluster)
DeRuiter, M78 (Reflection Nebula)
Duffing, Iris Nebula (Reflection Nebula)
Duncan, M34 (Open Cluster)
Dykstra, Cigar Galaxy (Irregular Galaxy)
Einfeld, Horse Head Nebula (Absorption Nebula)
Elliot D., Horse Head Nebula (Absorption Nebula)
Elliot E., The Orion Nebula (Molecular Cloud)
Hall, Open Cluster NGC 744 (Open Cluster)
Harden, Jupiter (Planet)
Harr, M71 (Globular Cluster)
Hayes, Spiral Galaxy (Spiral Galaxy)
Hopp, Messier 74 (Spiral Galaxy)
Ingraffia, NGC 6960 (Supernova Remnant)
Ipema, Messier 43 (Molecular Cloud)
Kamstra, Network Nebula (Supernova Remnant)
Keyes, Bearclaw Galaxy (Irregular Dwarf Galaxy)
King, M52 (Open Cluster)
Koning, Blinking Nebula (Planetary Nebula)
Maley, Planetary Nebula 86-8.1 (Planetary Nebula)
McCray, California Nebula (Emmision Nebula)
Morse, Bue Snowball Nebula (Planetary Nebula)
Nieboer, M1 Crab Nebula (Supernova Remnant)
Page, The Moon (Satellite)
Parker, Crab Nebula (Supernova Remnant)
Patterson, Cocoon Nebula (Emission Nebula)
Price, Little Dumbbell Nebula (Planetary Nebula)
Queitsch, Saturn Nebula (Planetary Nebula)
Raudwerda, Dumbbell Nebula M27 (Planetary Nebula)
Rosendale, M94 (Spiral Galaxy)
Schuster, De Mairan's Nebula (Molecular Cloud)
Shantz, Spiral Galaxy (Spiral Galaxy)
Springer, M45 (Open Cluster with Reflection Nebula)
Thomas, Dumbbell Nebula (Planertary Nebula)
VanBaren, Little Dumbbell Nebula (M76) (Planetary Nebula)
VandenBerg, Eastern Veil (Supernova Remnant)
VanderZouwen, M57 (Planetary Nebula)
Velthuizen, M13 (Globular Cluster)
Wassink, Messier 57 (Planetary Nebula)
Wilson, NGC 2419 (Globular Cluster)

 

Posted by L. Molnar, 12/15/09