posted on Aug, 24 2010 @ 01:18 PM
Nice Catch, Droogie!!
Not just NASA, but modern amateur astronomers, use the R-G-B- method, to maximize resolution. (A B&W digital camera, or B&W film, tend to have better
resolution, than color, so using it, and filters, and combining the images, gives more vibrant pictures, than a color camera or film). This is true of
the most expensive digital astronomical cameras- $15,000USD.
I had no idea, the Ruskies, were doing that, way back then. Then again, 1910, is not that long ago, anymore. I remember, when it seemd like ancient