Image Processing Reference
Figure6.9Shortwaveultraviolet( = 0:254m)photo.(CourtesyofPatrickStanbro)
Figure6.10Xray(2:510 5 mm)ofahumanhead.(CourtesyofLACMA).
the subject had a bone structure similar to mine, especially in the jaw area. The
x-ray source was probably in the 100 keV range, and the image was captured onto
fine-grained x-ray film.
Looking up at the night sky with our unaided eyes, we see light emitted by
an amazing variety of objects. But we are only seeing one narrow view of
the spectrum, and in many cases celestial objects emit light very differently in