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Re: (IAAC) Colour in M27



Nick and others....
I've seen color in M57 also. lime green... none others I can recall, though
red naked eye in M42 and I can see nebulosity in M45:).
Penny
-----Original Message-----
From: Nick Martin <nmartin@bonnyton.u-net.com>
To: netastrocatalog-announce@latrade.com
<netastrocatalog-announce@latrade.com>
Date: Tuesday, September 01, 1998 6:56 PM
Subject: Re: (IAAC) Colour in M27
:At 06:18 PM 8/31/98 -0400, you wrote:
:>
:>I haven't heard any reports, Nick, but it's certainly not inconceivable!
It is
:>after all a planetary (and thus emission-line) nebula, and quite bright!
:>
:>However, is it possible the haze you were looking through may have
accounted
:>for the color? Did you see any other unusual color effects last night?
:>
:>By the way, on the subject of startling colors in nebulae, I have a log
:waiting
:>in my In Box of M20, which should raise some discussions! With any luck
(and
:>the Perseids furor FINALLY dying down), y'all should see it this week.
:>
:>Clear skies!
:>Lew
:
:No other effects were observed in other nebulae but I will check under
:clearer skies. I did not see the green colour so will try for that given a
:decent night.
:Maybe tonight
:Nick
:Nick Martin, Bonnyton House, By Ayr, Ayrshire KA6 7EW ,Scotland, UK.
: Latitude 55 24'56" Longtitude 4 26' 00".
:"Had I the heavens' embroidered cloths,
: Enwrought with golden and silver light,
: The blue and the dim and the dark cloths
: Of night and light and the half-light, ....."
:    He Wishes For The Cloths Of Heaven by W.B. Yeats
: