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Winner of the Pretty Pictures Contest 2015.


The color Combination winner for the Observational Astronomy lab this year are Jennifer Medina and Andres Medina. They took raw CCD frames and calibration frames taken from the SARA South telescope in Chile in three different frequency bands. These images were processed and combined to make a color image of the galaxy. Congratulations Jennifer and Andres! Great work.

Dr. Webb Wins CSO advisor of the Year!


Dr. Webb was nominated by the astronomy club for advisor of the year for 2014-2015. He wants the thank the astronomy club not only for nominating him, but for running such a great club that others think he is responsible for it! Actually, he just stays out of the way and lets the students go with it! "So, thanks students for making me look good!" Dr. Webb.

Dr. Webb performs his song "Can Music Really Change the World " on WLRN Radio


Dr. Webb was invited on the Michael Stock radio show, "Folk and acoustic music" on Sunday, April 19. Michael Stock interviewed Dr. Webb and then Webb performed solo acoustic on of the songs off of the new album "Reaching for the Stars" live. The WLRN radio station at FM 91.3 is a weekly show listened to devotees from Key West through Broward county.

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