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Harry D. Powell Astronomical Observatory at ETSU

Physics & Astronomy

Astronomical Images
Eagle Nebula

Eagle Nebula

 

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

 

 

Trifid Nebula

Trifid Nebula

 

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

 

 

Black-Eye Galaxy

Black-Eye Galaxy

 

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

 

 

M46, with planetary nebula NGC 2438

M46, with planetary nebula NGC 2438

 

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

 

 

Whirlpool galaxy

Whirlpool galaxy

 

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.

 

 

planetary nebula

Planetary Nebula

 

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. 

 

Globular Cluser

Globular Cluster

 

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.

  

Andromeda Galaxy

Andromeda Galaxy

 

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

The 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. 

 

Wild Duck

Wild Duck

 

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.

 

 

Dumbell Nebula

Dumbell Nebula

 

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. 

globular cluster in Pegasus

Globular Cluster in Pegasus

 

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.

 

 

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