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Prabhakari

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Deep space
« on: October 19, 2012, 08:48:39 PM »
Would a space ship have any colour visible in deep space?
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Dic Penderyn

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Re: Deep space
« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2012, 01:44:41 AM »
That depends from where you are viewing it if up close then yes as you would be viewing it in visible light and you could see the colour it has.

If looking at it from afar that is at astronomical distances then the answer is also yes but you may not be able to see the colours as the cells in our eyes sensitive to colour are not sensitive enough to register colours at very low levels of light. You would need to view it via a  telescope with wide enough optics to gather as much light as possible.

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