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Title: Interstellar dust studies with TAUVEX
Authors: Maheswar, G
Muthu, C
Sujatha, N. V
Pandey, G
Bhatt, H. C
Kameswara Rao, N
Murthy, J
Keywords: ISM: Dust;Extinction ­ Galaxy: General
Issue Date: Jun-2007
Publisher: Astronomical Society of India
Citation: Bulletin of the Astronomical Society of India, Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 233 - 238
Abstract: We propose to carry out studies on the properties of inter- stellar dust using TAUVEX. Through the multi-band TAUVEX observations, particularly with the use of filters optimized for extinction observations of the 2175 ° feature, combined with optical observations and 2MASS archived data, A we can derive the extinction curve from UV to near-IR for stars located in dif- ferent regions and environments. The extinction curve is a sensitive indicator of the properties of the interstellar dust and, as such, will allow us to trace the properties and evolution of the interstellar dust as a function of environment.
ISSN: 0304-9523
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