- The Orion Nebula. Photographed on Dec. 10, 2009 by:
Kristen Davis. Very Cold and Windy!
Color image processing by:
Garrett Chaffee and Eryn Lake.
on Sept. 28, 2009.
Students: Marlon Cohn, Dan Faulkner-Bond, and Erin Haggerty. Color processing by students: Chase Cerbin and Brandon Duke on Dec 3, 2009.
The Eagle Nebula. Photographed on Sept. 30, 2009 by
students: Peter Calfee, Garrett
Chaffee, and Kasari Fleury.
processing by students: Janelle
Matesich and Alanna Stewart
Dec. 3, 2009.
on Sept. 2, 2009
|M8 - The
Lagon Nebula. Photographed on Sept. , 2009 by students:
Photographed by photo session on Sept. 9, 2009 with Questar Telescope and digital camera.
Note the similarity between this and Figure 2-11 of your textbook.
Photographed by Christina Grubb on Sept. 22, 2009.
|Moon Images Sept. 28, 2009
Above: Marlon Cohn
Above: Erin Haggerty
Above: Dan Faulkner-Bond
Photographed by Hilary Bisenieks and Brandon Duke on Oct. 7, 2009.
Galaxy. Photographed on October
28, 2009 by John Anderson, Margaret
McCoy, Kristen Liffiton, and Dan
This is only the central part of the huge
galaxy. We need about 6 times the field of view to encompass the
whole galaxy. Perhaps other observing groups will add to this
Photo by Janelle
Matesich. Photo was
taken using a Canon EOS Rebel XTi digital camera attached to 20 cm
Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope. The Moon more than filled the field
of view of the camera. Two images were stitched together to
obtain a full view of the waxing gibbous Moon. To minimize the
effect of vibrations, the ISO was set to 1600 using a very fast shutter
Triagulum. Photographed on November 5,
2009 by Kristen Davis and Brandon Duke.
Cluster in Cassiopeia.
Right: M52 - Another open cluster in Cassiopeia.
Photographed November 16, 2009 by Kristen Liffiton and Ben Lancaster.
Notice the difference in colors in these two clusters. We will investigate these further in the final laboratory activity to study the Hertzsprung-Russell diagrams for each of these.