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Molecular Sodium Hydride in Interstellar Space

Nature volume 149, pages 612613 (30 May 1942) | Download Citation

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IN a recent article1 describing results obtained with the coudé spectrograph of the Mount Wilson Observatory, W. S. Adams gives some details of the identification of a number of interstellar lines with absorption ; lines of various molecules in their lowest possible energy states. Among others he mentions a line at? 3934.3 provisionally assigned to NaH by McKellar2.

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  1. Astrophysics Dept., Imperial College of Science and Technology, London, S.W.7. May 6.

    • R. C. PANKHURST
    •  & R. W. B. PEARSE

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