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Images from Goodsell

Over its history, the astronomers of Carleton, professors and students alike, have taken thousands of images with the colleges various instruments.  A sampling of these can be found on the pages below.



  • Solar Eclipse

    Solar Eclipse Expedition, May 28, 1900
  • Lunar Phases

    The Waxing of the Moon in March, 1910
  • Hale-Bopp

    The Comet Hale-Bopp as seen from Goodsell - 1996
  • Messier Images

    On this page you will find the earliest (and so far only) attempt by Carleton students to image the entire Messier Catalogue with CCD cameras. These images were taken with an SBIG ST-6 CCD camera.
  • ST-2000XM Images

    Early Images with the ST-2000XM
  • Solar System

    Images of objects in our solar system taken here at Goodsell Observatory.
  • NGC Objects

    Images of celestial objects in the New General Catalogue