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Paper: Towards a Common Near-Infrared Photometric System
Volume: 364, The Future of Photometric, Spectrophotometric, and Polarimetric Standardization
Page: 409
Authors: Tokunaga, A.T.; Vacca, W.D.
Abstract: The proliferation of near-infrared (1–5 μm) photometric systems over the last 30 years has made the comparison of photometric results difficult. In an effort to standardize infrared filters in use, the Mauna Kea Observatories near-infrared filter set has been promoted among instrument groups through combined filter production runs. The characteristics of this filter set are summarized, and some aspects of the filter wavelength definitions, the flux density for zero magnitude, atmospheric extinction coefficients, and color correction to above the atmosphere are discussed.
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