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More on theλ2800 Å ‘interstellar extinction’ feature

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We respond to comments made in a recent letter by Karimet al. (1984), and show that the examples of interstellar absorption atλ2800 Å that they have presented so far can all be attributed to overexposure of the IUE detectors.

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McLachlan, A., Nandy, K. More on theλ2800 Å ‘interstellar extinction’ feature. Astrophys Space Sci 109, 399–402 (1985).

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