Welcome to the FOPMO Archived Images page.

We will begin posting images taken by several Friends of Pine Mountain from PMO 9-19/20-97 plus several other images from this past Spring & Summer. New images will be added as you request them and as we take them.

CCDDOP Images of Objects in the night sky

Archived images taken at Pine Mountain, filed by category, name, or Messier number, with date, time, imager and/or requestor listed.

These images are in GIF format and are under 200 KB apiece.

GALAXIES

M31, the Great Andromeda Galaxy, plus satellite galaxy M32 above, 8-29-97, 2318, by Rick Kang.

M51, the Whirlpool Galaxy, near the Big Dipper, 7-19-97 , 0120, by Rick Kang

M65, M66, and NGC3628 in southern Leo, 6-8-97, 0034, by Harold & Barb Locke

M81, M82 above bowl of Big Dipper, 9-20-97, 0544, by Rick Kang and Nicolas Gulino

M101 above handle of Big Dipper, 6-8-97, 0342, by Rick Kang

NEBULAS

M8, Lagoon Nebula in Sagittarius, a vast stellar nursery in the Milky Way, 6- 8-97, 0342, by Rick Kang

M16, Eagle Nebula, in Serpens, containing "Elephants' Trunks" of HST fame, 6-8-97, 0248, by Rick Kang.

M17, Swan or Omega Nebula, in Sagittarius, 6-8-9 7, 0256, by Rick Kang.

M42, the Great Nebula below Orion's belt, 9-20-97, 0417, by Nicolas Gulino.

DOUBLE STARS, VARIABLE STARS

OPEN STAR CLUSTERS

M11, Wild Duck Cluster, in Scutum, 6-8-97, 0328, by Rick Kang.

NGC869/884, Double Cluster, in Perseus, 9-21-97, 0552, by Nicolas Gulino.

GLOBULAR STAR CLUSTERS

PLANETARY NEBULAS

M27, Dumbbell Nebula, in Vulpecula, 7-18-97, 2352, by visitor.

M57, Ring Nebula, in Lyra, 9-19-97, 2206, by Barb Shaw.

Bubble Nebula, in Cassiopeia, 9-20-97, 2347, by Rick Kang, Nicolas Gulino.

NGC281, in Cassiopeia, 9-20-97, 9-21-97, 0158, by Rick Kang

NGC7293, the Helix Nebula, 9-20-97, 0137, by Rick Kang.

SUPERNOVA REMNANTS

NGC6992, Veil Nebula (portion), in Cygnus, 9-20-97, 0323, by Nicolas and Amanda Gulino

M1, Crab Nebula, in Taurus, 9-20-97, 2347, by Nicolas Gulino

PLANETS, THEIR MOONS, EARTH'S MOON

Jupiter and its large Galilean Moons, at 0020 and 0220, 7-19-97, by student

Saturn and several of its Moons, 8-29-97, 2345, by visitor.

COMETS, MISC. OBJECTS

Star field containing Asteroid Anacostia, at 0132, 8-15-98, and then at 0208, 8-16-98, by Rick Kang and Jim Quisenberry

Can you spot the wandering dot?

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