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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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DescriptionImage
March 30, 1999&
May 3, 1999&
July 25, 1999
Two V filter images and one color composite of the planet Mars. In the V images, the bright south polar region and hints of darker regions are visible. In the May 3rd image Mars appears bigger because at that time it was closer to Earth. Note the slight change in the phase of Mars between the images. The color of the composite pretty close to the color one sees through the telescope.
Mars March 30, 1999

Mars May 3, 1999

Color Composite of Mars 25Jul99
April 15, 1999
A 60 second exposure of planetary nebula NGC 3242. The asymmetry in this nebula is quite apparent, especially in the false color image, which brings out for of the fainter features. Thanks to Brad Hamlin of Albuquerque, NM for submitting a proposal for this object.
NGC 3424
NGC 3242 (false color)
April 15, 1999
A 300 second exposure of the irregular galaxy M82. The false color image is meant to bring out the fainter features.
M82
M82 (false color)
May 3, 1999
A 300 second exposure of globular cluster M5.
M5

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