Re: (IAAC) Obj: M42 - Inst: 3.5" Reflector 700mm bushnell.
While I did apply all my filters with M42, I did notice with the yellow
filter (orion #15 yellow) the stars within the nebula stood out very well
with no nebulosity visible, very good filter to use to look at the stars.
While 2 of the other filters I used gave me a different prespective of this
dso, They didn't really do much except change the color of the viewfield.
The Red filter (orion #25 red) pretty much hid everything from view. It is
a deep red filter and I am still not sure what I am supposed to use it on
since it seems to be too dark to actually see anything once the filter is
----- Original Message -----
From: "Lew Gramer" <email@example.com>
To: "Internet Amateur Astronomers Catalog - Discussion"
Cc: "Lew Gramer (me)" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, September 08, 2001 4:32 PM
Subject: Re: (IAAC) Obj: M42 - Inst: 3.5" Reflector 700mm bushnell.
> Mark, that was a wonderfully exuberant log! :)
> I noticed that you had applied seveal of your color filters to the
> Orion Nebula while observing it. This is very interesting! Do you
> recall how the object looked under each of the four color filters? Was
> it distinctly larger or smaller in any of them? Or was its appearance
> noticeably different in any other way from one filter to the next?
> I'd be very curious to hear more details! Thanks again for the log,
> And clear skies! :)
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