Dust-Reddening Studies Near the Taurus Molecular Cloud
Sathyanarayanan Kuzhikkatt
Sathyanarayanan Kuzhikkatt, Department of Physics, RSM SNDP Yogam College, Kozhikode (Kerala), India.
Manuscript received on 22 April 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 01 May 2019 | Manuscript Published on 05 May 2019 | PP: 202-204 | Volume-8 Issue-2S2, May 2019 | Retrieval Number: B10430182S219/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: In this work, we have analysed the dust-reddening, ‘E(B-V)’, in the Taurus molecular cloud using the commonly and widely accepted all-sky reddening-maps. We have observed that the Schlegel et al. 1998 dust-map as well as Green et al. 2015 dust-map overestimate the reddening in the region and the Planck Collaboration et al. 2014 reddening data is the better candidate to model dust-distribution and thereby studying star-formation processes in the region.
Keywords: Dust-Reddening—Molecular Clouds.
Scope of the Article: Cloud Computing