Keene, Jocelyn and Blake, Geoffrey A. and Phillips, T. G. (1987) Comparison of submillimeter and ultraviolet observations of neutral carbon toward Zeta Ophiuchi. Astrophysical Journal, 313 (1). pp. 396-399. ISSN 0004-637X. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20120919-145343451
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We have observed the ^3P_1 → ^3P_0 ground state transition of C_I emission toward ζ Oph. We compare this observation with predictions made from Copernicus ultraviolet absorption measurements of the population of the ^3P_1 level and with millimeter wave observations of CO.
|Additional Information:||© 1987 American Astronomical Society. Received 1986 April 28; accepted 1986 July 23. We are grateful to the crew and management of the NASA's KAO for the excellent flight without which it wouldn't have been possible to gather these data. We thank E. Brown and M. Wengler for their help in making these observations and K. de Boer, E. Shaya, and E. van Dishoeck for their useful comments. Airborne astronomy at Caltech is supported by NASA under grant NAG 2-1.|
|Subject Keywords:||carbon; interstellar matter; neutral atoms; ophiuchi clouds; submillimeter waves; ultraviolet spectra; atomic energy levels; signal to noise ratios; interstellar: matter; interstellar: molecules; stars: individual; ultraviolet: spectra|
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