Shock Front Molecule Production

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Section of graphic illustrating processes that may produce complex molecules in cold interstellar space.

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    Telescope GBT 
    Type of Observation Continuum Observations 
    Center of Image RA: 01:00:0.00, Dec: 01:00:0.00 (J2000)  
    Field of View 0.0167 x 0.0167 degrees  
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  • Astronomical database entries for shock front
    • Query NED for images of shock front
    • Query SIMBAD for more shock front data


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