Picture-of-the-Week

This semesters' observational Astronomy lab students competed in the "pretty pictures" lab competition. Mr. Ernesto Guevara supplied the winning picture. The images were taken with the Stocker 24" telescope and Mr. Guevera reduced them and color combined them in the MIRA image processing software to produce this stunning picture of the Orion Nebula from Miami. His image was chosen from 6 competing pictures by different students and judged the best by 3 independent astronomers. Congratulations on a job well done.

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