The Potential for Far-infrared Astronomy in Australia

J. W. V. Storey
1982 Publications Astronomical Society of Australia  
Despite its superb optical and radio observatories, Australia is essentially blind to the entire submillimeter and far-infrared spectrum. The importance of this spectral region can perhaps best be illustrated by reference to Figure 1, which shows the flux of the galaxy NGC253 as a function of frequency.
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