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Table 1

Effective wavelengths for the VISTA filter set used in the VVV observations and the relative extinction for each filter based on the Cardelli et al. (1989) extinction law (from Catelan et al. 2011).

Filter λeff(μm) AX/AV AX/E(B − V)

J 1.254 0.280 0.866
H 1.646 0.184 0.567
K s 2.149 0.118 0.364

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