question about the color of galaxies & nebulae


by phinds
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RobinSky
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May6-11, 02:53 AM
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AH ... when I said "gorgeous and variegated colors" I just assumed that folks would understand that what I MEANT was "gorgeous and variegated colors" but clearly that didn't happen, so here's the kind of thing I mean. Are any of these likely to NOT have false colors?
Yes, or well maybe it's not false but a mix of both x-ray, infrared light & visual light. Though I know that the picture at bottom right is NOT visible light, it's x-ray (& another wavelength too?).

I'm sure someone else can confirm this better than I just did...

Regards, Robin Andersson.
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May6-11, 07:11 AM
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Hm ... interesting information all ... thank you.


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