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High-J CO line emission from young stellar objects: from ISO to FIRST

Nisini, B.; Saraceno, P.; Ceccarelli, C.; Giannini, T.; Molinari, S.; Tommasi, E.; Spinoglio, L. and White, G. J. (1997). High-J CO line emission from young stellar objects: from ISO to FIRST. In: The Far Infrared and Submillimetre Universe. ESA SP401, 15-17 Apr 1997, Grenoble, France, p. 321.

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we present the CO pure rotational spectrum at high J (Jup14) obtained with the Long Wavelength Spectrometer (LWS) on board of the ISO satellite towards molecular outflows exciting sources in nearby star formation regions. The physical conditions, derived using an LVG model for the line emission, indicate the presence of warm and dense gas, probably shock excited. The model fits show that often the bulk of this CO emission is expected in the spectral range that will be covered by FIRST, indicating the potentiality of this satellite to trace the warm component of gas emission in young stellar objects.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright Holders: 1997 European Space Agency
Extra Information: Proceedings of the ESA Symposium "The Far Infrared and Submillimetre Universe",
15-17 April, 1997,
Grenoble, France,
ESA SP-401 (August 1997)
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Physical Sciences
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
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Item ID: 32685
Depositing User: G. J. White
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2012 09:33
Last Modified: 14 Dec 2018 23:02
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