Interstellar molecules in comets

S. B. Charnley, Yi-Jehng Kuan, M. L. Peng, H. C. Huang, S. D. Rodgers

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Abstract

The studies of interstellar organic molecules formation in comets were discussed. The gaseous and solid composition of sources in the interstellar medium (ISM) was compared with those of the comet. The dominant chemical pathways in the grain chemistry of interstellar carbon monoxide ices were shown.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)763-766
Number of pages4
JournalEuropean Space Agency, (Special Publication) ESA SP
Issue number500
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Jul 1

Keywords

  • Astrochemistry
  • Comets
  • Molecular Clouds

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Space and Planetary Science

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    Charnley, S. B., Kuan, Y-J., Peng, M. L., Huang, H. C., & Rodgers, S. D. (2002). Interstellar molecules in comets. European Space Agency, (Special Publication) ESA SP, (500), 763-766.