Images of Solar System Objects from the Palomar Observatory

LCROSS Lunar Crater Cabeus Antonin Bouchez, October 2008
200" Hale Telescope, Adaptive Optics

Luiseño Asteroids
Jean Mueller
48" Samuel Oschin Telescope

Neptune with Rotation Movie
Don Banfield, August 2006
200" Hale Telescope, Adaptive Optics

Uranus with Rotation Movie
Don Banfield, August 2006
200" Hale Telescope, Adaptive Optics

Pluto
Tom Jarrett, September 2006
200" Hale Telescope, Wide-field IR Camera

Dwarf Planet Eris
Mike Brown, Chad Trujillo, and David Rabinowitz, July 2005 Updated August 2006
48" Samuel Oschin Telescope, QUEST Camera

Jupiter and Io in Infrared
Tom Jarrett, May 2006
200", Wide-field IR Camera

Comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3
Eran Ofek, Bidushi Bhattacharya, May 2006
200" Hale Telescope

Deep Impact Comet Tempel 1
James Bauer, Bidushi Bhattacharya and the Adaptive Optics team, July 2005
200" Hale Telescope, Adaptive Optics

Sedna
Mike Brown, Chad Trujillo, and David Rabinowitz, November 2003
48" Samuel Oschin Telescope, QUEST Camera

Neptune
Antonin Bouchez, July 2003
200", Adaptive Optics

Mars
Stanimir Metchev, July 2003
200", IR

Jupiter
Antonin Bouchez, December 2001
200", Adaptive Optics

Mars
Moersch/Squyres/Hayward/Nicholson/Van Cleve, Feb 95
200", Spectrocam-10

Astronomy Picture of the Day : Neptune and Triton from Palomar

Many more images still to come!