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Astr212 Projects, Spring 2009

Each student in Astr212: Extragalactic Astrornomy and Cosmology observed a particular galaxy in a telescope and wrote a comprehensive report. 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.)

Rachel Boerner:
NGC 5866 Lenticular Galaxy "Spindle"
NGC5866 "Spindle" Galaxy

Melissa Haegert:
NGC 3628 Spiral Galaxy
NGC3628 Spiral Galaxy

Luke Leisman:
NGC 5907 Spiral Galaxy "Knife-Edge"
NGC5907 "Knife-Edge" Spiral Galaxy

Josh Orndorff:
NGC 2903 Barred Spiral Galaxy
NGC 2903 Barred Spiral Galaxy

Nick Schuck:
M61 Spiral Galaxy
M61 Spiral Galaxy

Seth White:
NGC 3395/3396 Colliding GalaxiesNGC 3395/3396 Colliding Galaxies