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Student Hera: Analyzing Images - Activity 3

Activity 3: Manipulation of Rosat1.5KeV
  • Open image Rosat1.5KeV using Pow Plot.
  • Manipulate the image to look for new detail.
  • Record the manipulations and results in a chart (such as the one below) as you work.
  • Answer the questions after completing the manipulation of the image.

Manipulation Mode
(duplication, color change, scale change, etc.)
Results & Observations of Image

Activity 3 Questions:
  1. Describe whether or not you feel manipulation of the image was helpful or not helpful to you in looking for new information in the Supernova Remnant (SNR). Be specific with examples from your observation notes.
  2. Elaborate on which of the image manipulations was most helpful and what resulted from that manipulation of the SNR image.
  3. Explain if there was anything visible in the image after manipulation that was not visible to you before manipulation. If so, what does it appear to be?


A service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC), Dr. Alan Smale (Director), within the Astrophysics Science Division (ASD) at NASA/GSFC

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