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Fluorescence efficiencies of the A-X and B-X systems of CO +2 in comets

Abstract

Fluorescence models of the A-X and B-X band systems of CO +2 have been constructed using molecular parameters available in literature. The models have been compared with the spectra of comets Austin (1989c1) and P/Giacobini-Zinner. From the best fit, the fluorescence efficiencies of the A-X and B-X band systems have been derived.

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Kim, S.J. Fluorescence efficiencies of the A-X and B-X systems of CO +2 in comets. Earth Planet Sp 51, 139–145 (1999). https://doi.org/10.1186/BF03352218

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Keywords

  • Band System
  • Rotational Line
  • Excitation Rate
  • Band Head
  • Short Wavelength Range