Why do galaxy and galaxy clusters look so colorful?
And what makes you think they are? Internet photos? Most of those are color enhanced with a combination of overlays from varying frequency ranges shifted to the visible.Why do galaxy and galaxy clusters look so colorful?
Many in that set are accurate colours ......Yes. Are the colours in these pictures completely unreal? I thought there must be some 'atomic physics and spectroscopy theory' behind these beautiful pictures.
Cor! I wish my telescope was as good as yours.Many in that set are accurate colours ......
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many have been severely enhanced and no longer look like reality
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and there are also a number of pure artist's impressions there too .... that is, not actual astro images
There is a lot of colour out there with the variety in composition of the gasses in the nebula
the colour/temperature of the star illuminating that gas
Uh huh .... maths and I do not have a good relationship ...All those clever clogs who actually KNOW Maths! V humbling.
Don't worry. I hear people going into geology usually have a 'rocky' start.Uh huh .... maths and I do not have a good relationship ...
not being able to do the required two first year maths papers at uni is what stopped me finishing my BSc in geology