A Quantitative Comparison of the Small Magellanic Cloud, Large Magellanic Cloud, and Milky Way Ultraviolet to Near-Infrared Extinction Curves

@article{Gordon2003AQC,
  title={A Quantitative Comparison of the Small Magellanic Cloud, Large Magellanic Cloud, and Milky Way Ultraviolet to Near-Infrared Extinction Curves},
  author={Karl D. Gordon and Geoffrey C. Clayton and Karl Anthony Misselt and Arlo U. Landolt and Michael J. Wolff},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2003},
  volume={594},
  pages={279 - 293}
}
We present an exhaustive quantitative comparison of all the known extinction curves in the Small and Large Magellanic Clouds (SMC and LMC) with our understanding of the general behavior of Milky Way extinction curves. The RV-dependent CCM relationship of Cardelli, Clayton, and Mathis and the sample of extinction curves used to derive this relationship are used to describe the general behavior of Milky Way extinction curves. The ultraviolet portion of the SMC and LMC extinction curves are… 

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