Temperature as a third dimension in column-density mapping of dusty astrophysical structures associated with star formation

@article{Marsh2015TemperatureAA,
  title={Temperature as a third dimension in column-density mapping of dusty astrophysical structures associated with star formation},
  author={K A Marsh and Anthony Peter Whitworth and Oliver David Lomax},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2015},
  volume={454},
  pages={4282-4292}
}
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