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Astr112 Photography Projects, Spring 2006

Students in Astr112: Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe 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.

Spindle Galaxy, Mayom Achuk
M109 galaxy, Justin Adema
Clown Face Nebula, Clara Campbell
Saturn, Adam Cosnek
M100 galaxy, Jeff DeKorne
NGC3396 galaxies, Dan Dowell
M101 galaxy, Luke Emanuelson
Titan, Anna Fongers
Owl Nebula, David Geleynse
Sombrero Galaxy, Travis Gosselink
NGC 3628 galaxy, Jory Jones
M66 galaxy, Chandra Lochan
Kemble's Cascade, Asher Mains
NGC 3628 galaxy, Kathleen Merz
M94 galaxy, AJ Myers
Bear Claw Galaxy, Corrie Okkema
Horsehead Nebula, Ryan Poling
M106 galaxy, Ryan Poling
Rossette Nebula, Aaron Schepers
M99 Galaxy, Kyle Schultz
NGC3184 galaxy, Brian Simonds
Intergalactic Wanderer, Curt Stouwie
M108 galaxy, Jon Vance
NGC 4731, Matt VanderWindt
Cat's Eye Nebula, Melissa VanWyk
M53 Globular Cluster, Jori Wassink