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A short walk in the Ultra Violet


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It gets pretty boring walking the same route every day for your exercise, so I try to ring the changes by taking different bits of kit with me.
My Canon M10 has had its filters removed to turn it into a full-spectrum camera, for astro use.
I can then add filters to concentrate on particular wavebands.  
Today I added my Baader-U filter to cut out everything except the Ultra-Violet.
The CMOS sensor is about 100X more sensitive to Infra Red than it is to UV, so the results are grainy due to the high ISO values necessary.
But you do get some unusual results, like black dandelions.

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Tomorrow, we investigate Bee Vision...

 

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