The Abundance of Mg in the Interstellar Medium

An empirical determination of the f-values of the far-UV Mg II lambda lambda 1239, 1240 lines is reported. The strong near-UV Mg II lambda lambda 2796, 2803 lines are generally highly saturated along most interstellar sight lines outside the local interstellar medium (ISM) and usually yield extremel...

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Journal Title: Astrophysical Journal Letters Vol. 482; no. 2; pp. L199 - L202
Author: Edward Fitzpatrick
Format: Article
Published: 06/20/1997
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