For a more extensive overview of astronomical polarimetry, see the book by Tinbergen () and the review by Keller (). Polarization formalisms. Astronomical use of polarimetry, and the necessary techniques, are discussed at some length in Tinbergen, The short paper below, though aimed at a. Astronomical polarimetry /‚Äč Jaap Tinbergen. Author. Tinbergen, Jaap. Published. New York, N.Y.: Cambridge University Press, Content Types. text.

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