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This page is devoted to images of interest that have been taken with the CWRU Nassau Station Robotic Telescope direct imaging camera. The collection here should grow steadily as we continue to work to bring the telescope fully online.

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November 8, 1999
A 450s, no filter exposure of spiral galaxy NGC 7678
NGC 7678
December 8, 1999
A color composite of star HD209458. HD 209458 is a star very much like the Sun and 174 lightyears away. It was detected to have planets by shifts in its radial velocity and more recently the planet was detected as it passed between the star and us, dimming the star's light. The planet has about 40% the mass of Jupiter and orbits HD 209458 once every 3.5 days.
HD 209458
May 25, 2000
A 60s image of the planet Pluto.
Pluto
May 25, 2000
A mosaic of the 300s (no filter) images of the Sombrero Galaxy (M104). This is a spiral galaxy in the Virgo Cluster, viewed edge on with a prominent dust lane.
Sombrero Galaxy

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