Are these images of the same object?

filtered images

When you and your partners looked at the Crab Nebula through the different colors on your filter wheel you should have seen different images. Can you identify the image you saw from the choices above.

Why do you think each person saw a different image depending on which color filter they used?

Use the filter table below to investigate further.

Yellow Filter
Blue Filter
Red Filter
No Filter

When you have viewed all the filtered images let's discuss why filters are useful.

Using Your Filter Wheel Filters Lesson Yellow Filtered Crab