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- v. To become less absorbent, reflective or fluorescent upon exposure to light.
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Does it not photobleach in a reasonable period of time?
Once a single color, they are now striated a deep pink and yellow, as the pigments photobleach and separate.
If you wait until the few bright dots photobleach, then you can flash the photoactivating light again and fit the PSFs of different well spaced objects.
Following Delurking’s line of thought above, if the UV lamp won’t photobleach the paper maybe a day in the Arizona sun will do it.