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Infrared cirrus are filamentary structures seen in space that emit infrared light. The name is given because the structures are cloud-like in appearance. These structures were first detected by the Infrared Astronomy Satellite at wavelengths of 60 and 100 micrometres.
- Molecular Hydrogen in Infrared Cirrus, Kristen Gillmon, J. Michael Shull, 2006 Abstract
- The Physics of Infrared Cirrus, C. Darren Dowell, Roger H. Hildebrand, Alex Lazarian, Michael W. Werner, Ellen Zweibel
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