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The Solar System

  Comet C/2001 A2 (LINEAR).
False color image image by Dr. Arthur Babcock.
Jupiter
  Jupiter, 21 June 2006.
RVB image by Dr. Arthur Babcock, Casey Dreier, and summer interns Shaun Stenstrom and Josh Altamirano with the MIRA 36-inch telescope.
Mars
  Mars at Opposition, 29 August 2003.
UBVR image by Dr. Arthur Babcock and Dr. Wm. Bruce Weaver with the MIRA 36-inch telescope.
  Comet Hale-Bopp.
35mm image by Ivan Eberle guided by Wayne Rosing with the MIRA 36-inch telescope.
  Nucleus of Comet Hale-Bopp.
Image by Wayne Rosing shows a jet and bow shocks or shells. Imaged with the MIRA 36-inch telescope.
  Nucleus of Comet Hale-Bopp (false color).
Image by Wayne Rosing with the MIRA 36-inch telescope.
  Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 impacts on Jupiter.
Monochrome images by Dr. Wm. Bruce Weaver with the MIRA 36-inch telescope.
Moon
  Earth's moon.
Black and white image by Dr. Wm. Bruce Weaver with the MIRA 36-inch telescope.
Zodiacal Light
  Zodiacal light over the Salinas Valley.
35mm image by Dr. Wm. Bruce Weaver.