December 13, 2020
Originally published May 26, 2011
image by Francisco José Fernández Gómez, Spain
What if our eyes were much more sensitive to very faint colors? When we observed we would clearly see the differences in titanium content in mare lavas and we could investigate blue or white spots in the highlands, such as near Abulfeda. And imagine how Jupiter and Saturn would appear! Maybe we should get medical researchers to figure out how to enhance our color vision, although ordinary Earth scenes might be unbearably garish.
Telescope: LX90 - Meade 2000 X F = 0.63 D = 203 mm. Camera: Canon 350 D
Yesterday's LPOD: "I Believe We Should Go To the Moon"
Tomorrow's LPOD: From Lavas To Wagtails