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Teachers Strike Scientific Gold at Kitt Peak

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The Spiral Galaxy M51, with supernova.

After realizing that they had imaged a supernova, the TLRBSE teachers made further images of M51 using the WIYN 0.9-meter telescope, producing the image above. The new supernova can be seen inside the circle.

Credit: WIYN/NOAO/AURA/NSF


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Four of the TLRBSE teachers.

Four of the TLRBSE teachers take a short break from their work at the Wisconsin-Indiana-Yale-NOAO 0.9-meter telescope at Kitt Peak. From left to right they are Mary Dunn, Messalonskee Middle School, Oakland, ME; Thomas Rutherford, Sullivan South High School, Kingsport, TN; Cynthia Gould, South East School, Leominster, MA; and Chris Martin, Howenstine Magnet School, Tucson, AZ.

Credit: WIYN/NOAO/AURA/NSF


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