IRAS Explanatory Supplement

Infrared Astronomical Satellite (IRAS)
Explanatory Supplement

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Edited by

  • C.A. Beichman
  • G. Neugebauer
  • H.J. Habing
  • P.E. Clegg
  • T.J. Chester

  • This document was originally converted to HTML by Scott Chester and Rick Ebert, and updated in 2002 by Anne Kelley, Saille Warner Norton, Tom Chester, Chris Baughman, and Anastasia Clower. Please e-mail if you find typos that we have not caught.

    The figures have been integrated into the text at the Astrophysics Data Facility at NASA/GSFC. Scanned versions of the figures were processed by Vivek Dwivedi and were added to the HTML documents by Seth Digel.

    In producing this on-line document, we have taken the opportunity to correct the errors that we know about in the printed version. A complete list of the corrections is available. If you find further errors, please e-mail

    As of 22 July 2002, the complete document has been converted to html. The index has been replaced with a search engine.

    References to other sections and to the literature are hot-linked. Page numbers have been eliminated, but each reference to a page number has been hot-linked to the reference itself.

    Prepared under the auspices of The Joint IRAS Science Working Group

    Scientific and Technical Information Division
    National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    1988 Washington, DC

    Credits | Changes | Table of Contents | Index