[tig] false color?

Pete Jannotta petej
Tue Jan 13 21:52:57 GMT 2004


Given the info found at the following link I guess they've been balancing
the chips on the "SPIRIT". Why would anyone question the color of the
images? See for yourself.

<http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/mer2004/rover-images/jan-10-2004/captions/image-3.h
tml>

Ciao, Pietro

> From: Rob Lingelbach <rob at calarts.edu>
> Date: Tue, 13 Jan 2004 12:20:31 -0800
> To: Telecine Internet Group <tig at colorist.org>
> Subject: [tig] false color?
> 
> thanks Darren Lew and Paul Geving for supporting the TIG.
> --
> 
> we were talking not long ago about the color in the photos
> coming back from Mars.  I notice in all the ones i?ve seen
> so far a certain amount of what appears to be false color,
> in the rocks, a bluish tint that seems out of character with
> the kind of light we imagine exists on Mars.  Could this
> false color be an artifact of a 3D image being re-registered
> for 2D?  ...because the tint of these cyan-ish blu-ish
> highlights in the rocks reminds me of the same color
> presented in some 3D color processes.
> 
> some examples are on the JPL pages at
> http://www.jpl.nasa.gov
> 
> --Rob
> Rob Lingelbach   tig coadmin
> http://www.colorist.org
> 
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