dustmaps documentation

dustmaps provides a unified interface for several 2D and 3D maps of interstellar dust reddening and extinction.

To get started, take a look at Installation and Examples. To see a list of all available maps, take a look at Available Dust Maps. For a complete reference to the API, see dustmap modules.

If you make use of dustmaps in your research, please cite Green (2018):

       author = {{M. Green}, Gregory},
        title = "{dustmaps: A Python interface for maps of interstellar dust}",
      journal = {The Journal of Open Source Software},
         year = "2018",
        month = "Jun",
       volume = {3},
       number = {26},
        pages = {695},
          doi = {10.21105/joss.00695},
       adsurl = {https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2018JOSS....3..695M},
      adsnote = {Provided by the SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System}

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