View Full Version : Astrophoto: Stellar Nursery NGC 7129 by Bob Allevo

2006-Sep-07, 03:55 PM
Prior to 1957, virtually all photographs of the sky were produced as monochrome, black and white images. In that year, Ansco, once the world's largest supplier of professional films, papers, and photo chemicals, introduced Super Anscochrome and over the next twenty-four months, full color images of the heavens were being released by the larger observatories. Over the years technology has improved and the colors captured in astronomical imagery have become more vivid and meaningful. For example, the hues seen in the accompanying picture represent not only this scene's true-to-nature pallet, but it also reveals <I>what</I> you are looking at, too.

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