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STARSMOG

(Starlight Attenuation & Reddening Survey of Multiple Occulting Galaxies)
(survey of dust in galaxies)

STARSMOG (for Starlight Attenuation & Reddening Survey of Multiple Occulting Galaxies) is a survey observing galaxies that are obscuring more distant galaxies, using the Hubble Space Telescope WFC3. The aim is to use the light passing through the nearer galaxy to help characterize its dust.


(survey,galaxies,dust)
Further reading:
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2016IAUFM..29B.173H/abstract

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