Astronomical Images from the Harry D. Powell Observatory

 

M16

Image of the Eagle Nebula (M16) taken by students Billy Teets and Rachel Baker using the 14" Celestron Telescope on June 25, 2003. 


M20

Image of the Trifid Nebula (M20) taken by students Billy Teets and Rachel Baker using the 14" Celestron Telescope  on June 25, 2003. 


M64

Image of the Black-Eye Galaxy (M64) taken by students Billy Teets and Rachel Baker using the 14" Celestron Telescope  on June 25, 2003. 


M64 color

Image of M46, with planetary nebula NGC 2438. Taken by Spring 2003 Astronomy I students Jody Smith, Daniel Williams, and Elizabeth Wilks. 


whirpool 90  

Image of the Whirlpool galaxy M51, taken by ETSU Physics major Rachel Baker with the 14-inch Celestron telescope.  This was a 90 second exposure using an R band filter. 


M27  

Image of the planetary nebula M27 obtained November 3, 2003 with an 8" Meade telescope by Astronomy I students Windi Keller, Tyson Hodge, and Rebekah Altizer, with the help of Lab Assistant Danny Camper.  


M42  

Image of the globular cluster M42 obtained Spring of 2004 with an 8" Meade telescope by Astronomy I students Erin Hodge, Chris Harrington, Angela Bayard, Timothy St. John.  This photograph was enhanced to bring out detail with Paint Shop Pro 8 by Mike Houchins. 


M31  

Image of the Andromeda Galaxy M31 obtained November 3, 2003 with an 8" Meade telescope by Astronomy I students Jessica Matthews, Cynthia Burrell, Scott Bergemann, Stephanie Woods, and Cheryl Reece, with the help of Lab Assistant Kristin Stone.  


moon  

Image of the Moon obtained on Monday, November 3, 2003. with an 8" Meade telescope by Astronomy I students Jessica Matthews, Cynthia Burrell, Scott Bergemann, Stephanie Woods, and Cheryl Reece, with the help of Lab Assistant Kristin Stone.  


m11
Image of Wild Duck open cluster M11 obtained by Astronomy I students Kari Skeen, Latronda Gillespie, Derek Shipley, and Stephanie Huber, with the help of Lab Assistant Daniel Hall.  



M27 Blue

Image of M27 the Dumbell Nebula obtained by Astronomy I Lab students from the Wednesday night section.  This photograph was taken with a Meade 8'' telescope and has been enhanced to bring out detail with Paint Shop Pro 8 by Mike Houchins.


 m15  

Image of M15, a globular cluster in Pegasus, obtained by Astronomy I Lab students from the Wednesday night section.  This photograph was taken with a Meade 8'' telescope and has been enhanced to bring out detail with Paint Shop Pro 8 by Mike Houchins.