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Electron Temperatures and Free-Electron Energy Distributions of Nebulae from C II Dielectronic Recombination Lines

Peter J. Storey (1) & Taha Sochi (1) ((1) University College London, Department of Physics¬† and Astronomy, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT) A recently generated theoretical line list of C II dielectronic recombination lines together with observational data gathered from … Continue reading

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Resolving the electron temperature discrepancies in HII Regions and Planetary Nebulae: kappa-distributed electrons

David C. Nicholls (1), Michael A. Dopita (1,2) & Ralph S. Sutherland (1) ((1) Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Australian National University, Cotter Rd., Weston ACT 2611, Australia; (2) Astronomy Department, King Abdulaziz University, P.O.¬† Box 80203, Jeddah, Saudi … Continue reading

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