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Solid CO Spectroscopy: Embedded YSOs in Taurus-Auriga

T. C. Teixeira, J. P. Emerson

Infrared spectra of the 4.67μm solid CO feature were obtained for YSOs in Taurus. A first attempt is made to analyse the likely composition of the CO ices. Column densities are derived from the spectra, and compared with the ones predicted for a low mass protostar. The strenghts of the CO- and water-ice features towards those objects are compared.

Astrophysics and Space Science
Volume 224, Page 573
February 1995

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