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Astr212 Projects, Spring 2007

Each student in Astr212: Extragalactic Astrornomy and Cosmology used the Calvin-Rehoboth Robotic Telescope in New Mexico to study a particular galaxy. Select an image below to see a bigger image, read a description of the galaxy, and learn more about the astrophysics that makes it work. (You can also page from one full report to the next with the "Forward" and "Back" arrows at the top of each full page.)

MJ Block:
NGC 4214 Irregular Galaxy
NGC4214 Irregular Galaxy

Steve DeMaagd:
M95 Barred Spiral Galaxy
M95 Barred Spiral Galaxy

David Hanson:
Siamese Colliding Galaxies
Siamese Colliding Galaxies

Kathy Hoogeboom:
M66 Barred Spiral Galaxy
M66 Barred Spiral Galaxy

Achuyt Shrestha:
M63 Flocculent Spiral Galaxy
M63 Flocculent Spiral Galaxy

Josh Stoep:
M86 Giant Elliptical Galaxy
M86 Giant Elliptical Galaxy
Jessie Taylor:
M58 Barred Spiral Galaxy
M58 Barred Spiral Galaxy
John VanderHeide:
M82 Irregular Galaxy

M82 Irregular Galaxy
George Vander Tuig:
NGC 3115 Lenticular Galaxy
NGC3115 Lenticular Galaxy
Brian Vanderwal:
M64 Spiral Galaxy
M64 Spiral Galaxy