Color Equivalent

Color Equivalent

 

a value that characterizes the color of a celestial body. Various values related to the energy distribution in the spectrum of the celestial body may be used as color equivalents. Since the 1950’s the color index has been used almost exclusively to characterize the color of celestial bodies.

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They'll be able to predict the final printed brown, blue or green by selecting from the process equivalent using a PMS process color equivalent chart.
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PANTONE digital chips is a system that includes 1,089 PANTONE Colors, the process color equivalents and how these colors reproduce on a DocuColor 6060 with a Xerox DocuSP front end.