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Member, Dave Wilkins, assembled this fantastic image of the Andromeda Nebula (M31, NGC 224) from 55 images of 1-minute duration. Images were taken near Kinzua Point, close to Warren, PA in July, 2020. The nebula is a barred spiral galaxy approximately 2.5 million light-years from Earth and the nearest major galaxy to the Milky Way. The galaxy’s name stems from the area of Earth’s sky in which it appears, the constellation of Andromeda
Welcome to the Martz-Kohl Observatory
Photo by Richard Carlson. Taken in August 2019 after renovations were complete.
A bit of snow, some clouds, some sun – 17 degrees F – possibly good seeing at night!
Photo by member, Dave Wilkins. January 2020
There is actually very little light around the observatory but the long exposure makes it seem pretty bright.
Night-time photo by Dave Wilkins, member from Warren, PA. Taken in April 2019 after renovations were complete