Non-false colour

How one would see it


Space imagery. Food for thought. Sometimes, the story is right there. Sometimes, it will develop after a while.


Image: Crab Nebula in real colour

Text: This is the colour the Crab Nebula would give you if you looked at it through, say, binoculars. It’s not like that other, more famous image at all, right? That’s why some people become astronomers and others do, too. #Spectroscopy #EyesDontSeeEverything

Image credits: NASA and ESA, and J. DePasquale (STScI)

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