12. Dust Extinction

  1. Dr. Alessandro Boselli

Published Online: 2 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527640256.ch12

A Panchromatic View of Galaxies

A Panchromatic View of Galaxies

How to Cite

Boselli, A. (2011) Dust Extinction, in A Panchromatic View of Galaxies, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527640256.ch12

Author Information

  1. Physics of Galaxies group, Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille, 38, rue Joliot-Curie, 13388 Marseille, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 14 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527409914

Online ISBN: 9783527640256

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Keywords:

  • Galactic extinction curve;
  • dust attenuation;
  • far-IR to UV flux ratio;
  • Calzetti's attenuation law;
  • slope of UV spectra

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Galactic Extinction

  • Internal Attenuation