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Observational Evidence for a Thick Disk of Dark Molecular Gas in the Outer Galaxy

10 Aug 2021, 16:00 UTC
Observational Evidence for a Thick Disk of Dark Molecular Gas in the Outer Galaxy
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Michael P. Busch et al 2021 ApJ 914 72
Extemely broad, faint OH emission has been discovered toward the outer region of the Milky Way, suggesting the presence of extremely diffuse, unseen molecular gas in the geometry of a thick disk in the outer galaxy.

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