Harvard-Smithsonian Youth AstroNet Program

The Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics’ Youth AstroNet Program allows students to request images from the MicroObservatory Robotic Telescope Network and process them using JS9 software to create their own astrophotographs.

More information about the Youth AstroNet Program is available on their website, MicroObservatory Robotic Telescope Network.

Instructional PowerPoints

YouthAstroNet Standards Alignment (pdf)

The Whirlpool Galaxy

an astrophotograph created by an image taken by the MicroObservatory Robotic Telescope Network and processed with JS9 software by C. Donelan