molecular line

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A narrow spectral emission or absorption feature produced by an interstellar molecule. Most molecules of astrophysical interest emit and absorb in the infrared, millimetre, and radio parts of the spectrum. See also Maser Source; Oh Line; 21-Centimetre Line.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.