dust extinction


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dust extinction

[′dəst ik′stiŋk·shən]
(optics)
The contribution to total extinction of light made by scattering and absorption by dust particles in the path of a light beam.
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Cunow continued her work on age and metallicity gradients and dust extinction of disc galaxies at intermediate redshifts and of local cluster galaxies.
Stellar Population Gradients and Dust Extinction in Disk Galaxies at Intermediate Redshifts in the Hubble Deep Field
She presented a poster on "Stellar population gradients and dust extinction in disc galaxies at intermediate redshifts in the Hubble Deep Field".
Cunow continued her work on the age and metallicity gradients and the dust extinction of disc galaxies at intermediate redshifs in the Hubble Deep Field.
The aim of the project is to study age and metallicity gradients and dust extinction in spiral galaxies in clusters and compare the results with what has been found for field galaxies.