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...
|Journal Title:||Astrophysical Journal Letters Vol. 482; no. 2; pp. L199 - L202|