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false color

[¦fȯls ¦kəl·ər]
(optics)
Color assigned to frequency bands that are normally invisible to the human eye (such as infrared radiation) in an image in order to enhance contrasts or to display those colors.
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Compositional data also show that the surface of Piri Planitia is more enriched in water ice (shown in false color as blue) than the higher plateaus, which may indicate that Piri Planitia's surface is made of water ice bedrock, just beneath a layer of retreating methane ice.
Another standout is Michael Bill Smith's "Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone" (2011), featuring a false color image of the titular cardinal in infrared oranges and yellows on sparkling vinyl.
The device produces an interference pattern, a false color contour plot, and 2-D profile of the spherical test optic for analysis.
False color is the association of a numerical value in the data field to a location on a color chart.
With the 102-mm FCD I saw none--not a trace of false color even on demanding targets such as Vega, and on crater rims and the limb of the Moon.
Caption: Demodex folliculorum mites, shown in false color, live on human skin, where they've been hitching rides for thousands of years.
Orthoimagery production of Large Scale Geographic Reference (Rge) natural color and near-infrared false color to the resolution of 50 cm (bd ORTHOA) from digital aerial images acquired by IGN block PVA through its V2 camera and their guidelines established by IGN.
In the false color image, the darkest blue and purple areas indicate the highest clouds and coldest cloud top temperatures, where precipitation is heaviest.
The view is presented in false color to make some differences between materials easier to see.
Before-and-after false color composite images of the Mississippi region show the onset of large areas of water-saturated vegetation in July and the great increase in the size of the river system.
Indeed, it is the combination of Canon's proprietary CMOS sensor and DIGIC II technology that permits the EOS-1Ds Mark II camera to provide what was once considered near impossible: high definition at high resolution with extremely low levels of false color artifacts.