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[ascl:1708.025] extinction-distances: Estimating distances to dark clouds

Extinction-distances uses the number of foreground stars and a Galactic model of the stellar distribution to estimate the distance to dark clouds. It exploits the relatively narrow range of intrinsic near-infrared colors of stars to separate foreground from background stars. An advantage of this method is that the distribution of stellar colors in the Galactic model need not be precisely correct, only the number density as a function of distance from the Sun.

Code site:
https://github.com/jfoster17/extinction-distances
Appears in:
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/#abs/2012ApJ...751..157F
Bibcode:
2017ascl.soft08025F

ascl:1708.025
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