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Author Sanwal, B. B. ♦ Rautela, B. S. ♦ Singh, M. ♦ Srivastava, J. B.
Source Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES)
Content type Text
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Physics
Subject Keyword P/Swift-Tuttle (1992t)
Abstract Spectrophotometric observations of the periodic comet P/Swift-Tuttle (1992t) were taken through 104- cm telescope of Uttar Pradesh State Observatory Nainital, using EG & G spectrograph coupled with optical multichannel analyser and reticon array detector in the optical region of the spectrum, during four nights of December 1992. The molecular emission bands of CN (Δv = 0) at 3888 Å, CH+C₃ at 4050 Å and C₂ (Δv = +1, 0, -1) at 4690 Å, 5160 Å and 5530 Å respectively, were identified. Column densities and production rates have been determined.
Part of series emp64-139
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article