Astro 113 Spring 2000 Photo Gallery

This spring was great for observing. Astro 113 had several clear nights in which to take some beautiful CCD images. Here are some of the pictures taken by the twelve students in the class.

Galaxies

M104-spring 2000

This is a lovely photo of the Sombrero Galaxy (M104) taken by Margaret Greenman '01, Ming An '01, and Tim O'Connell '00.

 

M104-2-Spring2000

Here is another view of M104 in color. This CCD image was exposed for 20 seconds and taken by Katie Devine '01 and John Parejko '01.

 

M51-Spring2000 

This image of the Whirlpool Galaxy (M51) was taken by Ira Nichols-Barrer '03.

 

M101-Spring2000

This lovely image of M101 was taken by Sarah Spotts '01 and Julia Jarvis '01. This was a 2 minute exposure, thus the dust lanes of this "face-on" galaxy are quite visible.

 

Nebulae

 

M13-Spring2000 

This is an image of M13, a globular cluster, which was taken by Sara Buechman '03, Bethany Koehler '02, and Renee Willette '02.

 

Solar System

Moon-Spring2000 

This is a lovely combined image of the full moon taken by John Parejko '02 and Katie Devine '02.

 

LunarCrater-Spring2000 

This image of a lunar crater was taken by Ming An '01, Margaret Greenman '01, and Tim O'Connell '03.