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Estimate of Electron Densities in HII Regions from Observations of Pairs of α-Type Recombination Radio Lines

  • A. F. Dravskikh
  • Z. V. Dravskikh
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 163)

Abstract

A method of determining the electron density in ionized hydrogen regions from observations of pairs of excited hydrogen recombination α-type radio lines is presented.

Keywords

Optical Depth Recombination Line Compact Source Antenna Temperature Stark Component 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. F. Dravskikh
    • 1
  • Z. V. Dravskikh
    • 1
  1. 1.Leningrad BranchSpecial Astrophysical Observatory of the USSR Academy of SciencesLeningrad, PulkovoUSSR

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