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Re: (IAAC) Obj: Albireo (Beta Cygni) - Inst: 102 mm f/9.8 Achromatic refractor



Dave,
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:If Capella was close to the horizon as you mentioned prismatic dispersion
may
:have caused the color change.
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Absolutely!  This effect is very apparent with a low-lying bright star,
such as Sirius.  I am sure Capella looked much yellower (and more stable in
color) as it moved to a higher position.
Penny
:Dave Mitsky
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