|Author||Maheswar, G. ♦ Muthu, C. ♦ Sujatha, N. V. ♦ Pandey, G. ♦ Bhatt, H. C. ♦ Rao, N. K. ♦ Murthy, J.|
|Source||Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES)|
|Subject Domain (in DDC)||Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Physics|
|Subject Keyword||ISM - Dust ♦ Extinction – Galaxy|
|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 Å feature, combined with optical observations and 2MASS archived data, we can derive the extinction curve from UV to near-IR for stars located in different 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.|
|Part of series||basi35-233|
|Education Level||UG and PG|
|Learning Resource Type||Article|
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