Accession Number : AD0780332

Title :   Tenative Identification of the H2O(+) Ion in Comet Kohoutek,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL OF CANADA OTTAWA (ONTARIO) DIV OF PHYSICS

Personal Author(s) : Herzberg,G. ; Lew,H.

Report Date : 03 JAN 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : Unidentified features in the spectrum of Comet Kohoutek observed by Herbig and Benvenuti and Wurm fit the low-temperature lines in the spectrum of the H2O(+) ion. The presence of this ion in the tail of Comet Kohoutek is thus strongly indicated. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Water, *Emission spectra, Comets, Visible spectra, Ions, Canada

Subject Categories : Astrophysics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE