Ruth Patrick Science Education Center Observatory

Images through the Bechtel Telescope

Picture of the whirlpool galaxy
Whirlpool Galaxy. April 26, 2001

The first image taken through CCD camera.

Picture of The Ring Nebula
The Ring Nebula, M57

June 21, 2001 CCD image - 18, 4 second exposures.

Orion Nebula 2/1/2008

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Image credit: James Cadieux

Digital camera, 30 second exposure at 400 ASA

Orion Nebula 2/1/2008

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Image credit: James Cadieux

Digital camera, 30 second exposures a 3200 ASA