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Introduction

  • Tony Buick
Chapter
Part of the Patrick Moore’s Practical Astronomy Series book series (PATRICKMOORE)

Abstract

An overview is presented, with images, to introduce the vast range of colored objects and events on Earth and throughout the universe. Rainbows over steaming volcanoes, aurora in the frozen north, rocks on Mars and distant galaxies are all colored, and some are accessible to your compact digital camera. False colors help to bring out hidden features or illustrate physical or chemical properties. This book is all about colors supported by a large number of photographs from amateurs and professionals all around the world.

Keywords

False Color True Color Zodiacal Light Wolf Pack Multiple Internal Reflection 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.OrpingtonUK

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