AHELP for CIAO 4.15 Sherpa
Galactic extinction: the Savage & Mathis model.
The interstellar extinction is calculated using the formula from  . This model is intended to be used to modify another model (e.g. by multiplying the two together). It is for use when the independent axis is in Angstrom.
>>> create_model_component("sm", "mdl") >>> print(mdl)
Create a component of the sm model and display its default parameters. The output is:
mdl Param Type Value Min Max Units ----- ---- ----- --- --- ----- mdl.ebv thawed 0.5 -3.40282e+38 3.40282e+38
The attribute for this object is:
When evaluated on a binned grid, the lower-edges of the bins are used for the calculation.
-  Savage & Mathis, 1979, ARA&A, 17, 73-111 http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1979ARA%26A..17...73S
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