Geez you ask some tricky questions Frank. Good for you! There is much more I need toAlso why do the x ray images not show up in our atmosphere, in visible star light? (considering GaryN's, and your idea, that the earth's local environment is creating visible star light)
learn about the new instruments in use, and lenses and gratings and polorisation, etc.
I'm sure there is an answer, just need to find it somehow!
I see the latest generation of Star Tracker cameras has been sent to the ISS, smaller
and lighter and low power consumption.
From what I can determine, it uses a transmission grating, and lenses ground in-house.
Those NRL boys are pretty smart, and they can bring out the objects I do not believe
we can see by eye, or with a normal camera.
I came across this while searching around:
So, I'm not alone in my ponderings, but this Ralph René guy sounds like he was (deceased)This also has led me to wonder if the different planetary colors we see are the result of the gasses in their atmospheres being excited by the Sun.
a real hardcore conspiracy theorist. I don't see him having been mentioned on TB before,
should be good for some comments though.