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synthetic field method

(SFM)
(method of testing galaxy opacity)

The synthetic field method (SFM) is a method of measuring the opacity of a nearby spiral galaxy by counting further distant galaxies that appear through the nearer galaxy.


(observation,method)
Further reading:
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2002ASPC..273..337H/abstract

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