Detectability criteria of forbidden lines of NII and OIII

Y. Mekler*, D. Goorvitch

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A model-dependent criterion for the detectability of forbidden lines is developed. For the simple model of a nebula, it leads to much higher electron densities than the commonly accepted criterion.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)85-91
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer
Issue number2
StatePublished - Aug 1988


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