Re: (IAAC) color preception and culture
>Some disciplines have developed color charts that can be visually
>compared to some item and the color reported in some formal, often
>numerical, manner. Unfortunately, I cannaot readily think of how this
>can be applied to visual astronomy, since it requires a direct
>side-by-side comparison between the object and chart. Maybe it might be
Actually William, if I remember right, the Webb Society Double Star
Observing Handbook (don't have publisher info handy at the moment)
describes a numerical method for rating colors of double stars.
Anyone here from the Webb Doubles group, who might elaborate?