Re: OT: Comet 17 / P Holmes: Stokes Parameter polariztion difference image and Halpha


Rick Thurmond
 

Very interesting to see that jet. Why do you suppose the jet
polarizes the light? And would that jet show up on a doppler Halpha
image, if one could be made?

Rick

On Oct 25, 2007, at 6:42 24AM, Richard Crisp wrote:

Halpha image: it is what I had handy at the moment:

http://www.narrowbandimaging.com/comet_17_P_holmes_page.htm

polarization difference image

http://www.narrowbandimaging.com/comet_17_p_holmes_stokes_page.htm

the jet is visible emanating from the core when viewed as a
polarization
difference color image

quite interesting....
be sure to look at the highest rez version




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