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Astro 113 Fall 1999 Photo Gallery

This fall, Astro 113 had clear nights 67% of the time - that's an unprecedented number of opportunities to get some quality observing time! Here are but a few of the CCD images taken by this fall's class.

Planetary Pictures

Jupiter-fall1999 

Here's a 0.01 sec image of Jupiter taken by Jocelyn Christensen and Zach Katz. Lovely rocket embellishment, don't you think?

 

Jupiter2-fall1999 

This image of Jupiter was taken by June Kim and Sean Danaher. It is the result of stacking 0.01 sec images taken through red, green and blue filters.

 

Saturn-fall1999 

Saturn looks pretty sharp in this 0.01 sec image taken through a blue filter by Rachel Bercovitz, Nich Reich and Liila Woods.

 

Stars, Clusters, and Nebulae in the Milky Way

Albireo-Fall1999 

Here is an RGB image of the ever-popular blue & gold double Albireo in the constellation Cygnus. It was taken by Kasey Wiedrich and Emily Baker.

 

M2-RGBunaligned-Fall1999 

This is a set of lovely RGB images of globular cluster M2 taken by Emily Baker & Kasey Wiedrich. The images are aligned below but the non-aligned image above creates a spectral effect.

M2-RGB-Fall1999

 

M2-2-Fall1999 

Here's another color view of M2 taken by Jocelyn Christensen and Zach Katz. 

 

M57-Fall1999 

Here is a beautiful image of M57, the Ring Nebula taken by Zach Katz and Jocelyn Christensen. 

Extragalactic Snapshot

M33-Fall 1999 

This is a 120 second image of our neighboring spiral galaxy M33 taken by Emily Baker & Kasey Wiedrich. It was taken through a clear filter on a hazy autumn night, right before clouds set in....