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ISSUE 14 - January 2014





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What Determines the Aesthetic Appeal of Astronomical Images? (page 20)
Lars Lindberg Christensen, Olivier Hainaut, Douglas Pierce-Price

Key Words
Astronomical Images, Astrophotography, Photography, Image Processing

Summary

In the context of images used for education and outreach purposes, this paper describes a set of parameters that are key in determining the aesthetic appeal, or beauty, of an astronomical image.