Re: (IAAC) color preception and culture
Lew Gramer wrote:
> >Some disciplines have developed color charts that can be visually
> >compared to some item and the color reported in some formal, often
> >numerical, manner. Unfortunately, I cannaot readily think of how this
> >can be applied to visual astronomy, since it requires a direct
> >side-by-side comparison between the object and chart. Maybe it might be
> Actually William, if I remember right, the Webb Society Double Star
> Observing Handbook (don't have publisher info handy at the moment)
> describes a numerical method for rating colors of double stars.
> Anyone here from the Webb Doubles group, who might elaborate?
I have this book and the method discribed refers to using a Munsell
color chart with images, not for visual observations.