The Astronomy Display at

TWC Grand Opening. April 22, 2001

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Thanks to Brandon Gilbert for these images.

TWC sign by Brandon GilbertAEB by Brandon Gilbert
The entrance to TWC | Walking up to the AEB

Keller Scope by Brandon GilbertKeller Scope by Brandon Gilbert
Observing sun spots with a Baader solar filter
on the 3 inch guide scope on the Keller Scope.

Keller Scope by Brandon GilbertTak refractor w/Coronado filter by Brandon Gilbert.
Keller Guide Scope with Baader solar filter (left) and
a Takahashi 4 inch with Coronado hydrogen alpha filter (right).

video of Sun w/h-a filter, Brandon Gilbertvideo Solar flair w/h-a filter, Brandon Gilbert
Video of the sun through the Takahashi 4 inch with Coronado hydrogen alpha filter. Dark areas in left image are sunspots. The right image shows a solar prominence (looks like a solar flair).

Video Sun w/h-a filter, Brandon Gilbertvideo Sun w/Baader filter, Brandon Gilbert
Videos of the sun. The left image is a solar prominence through the Takahashi 4 inch with Coronado hydrogen alpha filter. The image on the right is through the 3 inch guide scope with a Baader filter.

Thanks to Matt Oltersdorf for these images.

Keller scope, by Matt OltersdorfTak w/h-a filter, by Matt Oltersdorf
Dave Gill and Bill Castro at the Keller Scope (left)
John Waechter at his Takahashi scope (right)

Gene in control room, by Matt OltersdorfMike Rossetti in planetarium, by Matt Oltersdorf
From left to right Gene Rickenbrode in the control room
and Mike Rossetti in the Planetarium.

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