Nain Marcelino

Nain Marcelino
IESEG School of Management · Department of Management

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We report on the discovery of two new molecules, HCCCHCCC and HCCCCS, towards the starless core TMC-1 in the Taurus region from the QUIJOTE line survey in the 31.1–50.2 GHz frequency range. We identify a total of twenty-nine lines of HCCCHCCC and six rotational transitions of HCCCCS. The rotational quantum numbers range from J u = 10 up to 15 and K...
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We report on the discovery of two new molecules, HCCCHCCC and HCCCCS, towards the starless core TMC-1 in the Taurus region from the QUIJOTE line survey in the 31.1-50.2 GHz frequency range. We identify a total of twenty-nine lines of HCCCHCCC and six rotational transitions of HCCCCS. The rotational quantum numbers range from Ju=10 up to 15 and Ka <...
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We present the 3mm spectral line survey performed at the IRAM 30m telescope towards the dense cores B1-b and TMC-1. Within the 46 GHz observed, we have identified more than 500 lines arising from more than 60 molecules. We have also detected tens of unidentified lines, allowing the discovery of new molecular species in space. In this contribution w...
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We present the recent results obtained with the QUIJOTE line survey of the cold dark core TMC-1. The observations have been carried out with the YEBES 40m radio telescope (see Figure 1) in the Q-band (31-50 GHz). A new set of receivers have been installed in the telescope within the frame of the ERC synergy Nanocosmos project that allows to cover t...
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We report the detection of fulvenallene ( c -C 5 H 4 CCH 2 ) in the direction of TMC-1 with the QUIJOTE ¹ line survey. Thirty rotational transitions with K a = 0,1,2,3 and J = 9−15 were detected. The best rotational temperature fitting of the data is 9 K and a derived column density is (2.7 ± 0.3) × 10 ¹² cm ⁻² , which is only a factor of 4.4 below...
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We report the discovery of five cyano derivatives of propene towards TMC-1 with the QUIJOTE line survey: trans and cis -crotononitrile ( t -CH 3 CHCHCN, c -CH 3 CHCHCN), methacrylonitrile (CH 2 C(CH 3 )CN), and gauche and cis -allyl cyanide ( g -CH 2 CHCH 2 CN and c -CH 2 CHCH 2 CN). The observed transitions allowed us to derive a common rotational...
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Using the QUIJOTE line survey in the 32.0–50.4 GHz range, we report the discovery of the molecule CH 2 CCHC 4 H towards the prestellar cold core TMC-1 in the Taurus region. We also present a rigorous detection of CH 2 CCHC 3 N, along with its detailed analysis. We identified a total of twenty rotational transitions for each one of these molecules....
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Using the QUIJOTE line survey in the 32.0-50.4 GHz range, we report the discovery of the molecule CH2CCHC4H towards the prestellar cold core TMC-1 in the Taurus region. We also present a rigorous detection of CH2CCHC3N, along with its detailed analysis. We identified a total of twenty rotational transitions for each one of these molecules. The rota...
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In recent years we have seen an important increase in the number of protonated molecules detected in cold dense clouds. Here we report the detection in TMC-1 of HCCNCH ⁺ , the protonated form of HCCNC, which is a metastable isomer of HC 3 N. This is the first protonated form of a metastable isomer detected in a cold dense cloud. The detection was b...
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In recent years we have seen an important increase in the number of protonated molecules detected in cold dense clouds. Here we report the detection in TMC-1 of HCCNCH+, the protonated form of HCCNC, which is a metastable isomer of HC3N. This is the first protonated form of a metastable isomer detected in a cold dense cloud. The detection was based...
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We report the detection of the protonated form of HC 7 N in TMC-1. The discovery of the cation HC 7 NH ⁺ was carried out via the observation of nine harmonically related lines in the Q -band using the Yebes 40 m radiotelescope. The observed frequencies allowed us to obtain the rotational constants B 0 = 553.938802 (160) MHz and D 0 = 3.6292 (705) H...
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We report the detection of the protonated form of HC7N in TMC-1. The discovery of the cation HC7NH+ was carried out via the observation of nine harmonically related lines in the Q-band using the Yebes 40m radiotelescope. The observed frequencies allowed us to obtain the rotational constants B_0=553.938802(160)MHz and D_0=3.6292(705) Hz. The identif...
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We report the discovery of the C 5 H ⁺ cation toward TMC-1 with the QUIJOTE line survey. Four lines from J = 7 − 6 up to J = 10 − 9 have been identified in perfect harmonic frequency relation that can be fit with B = 2411.94397 ± 0.00055 MHz and D = 138 ± 3 Hz. The standard deviation of the fit is 4.4 kHz. After discarding potential candidates, C 5...
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We report the discovery of the C5H+ cation toward TMC-1 with the QUIJOTE line survey. Four lines from J=7-6 up to J=10-9 have been identified in perfect harmonic frequency relation that can be fit with B=2411.94397 +/-0.00055 MHz and D=138+/-3 Hz. The standard deviation of the fit is 4.4 kHz. After discarding potential candidates, C5H- among them,...
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We report the first detection in space of the single deuterated isotopologue of methyldiacetylene, CH 2 DC 4 H. A total of 12 rotational transitions, with J = 8–12 and K a = 0 and 1, were identified for this species in TMC-1 in the 31.0–50.4 GHz range using the Yebes 40m radio telescope. The observed frequencies allowed us to obtain, for the first...
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We report the detection in TMC-1 of the cation HCCS ⁺ ( X̃ ³ Σ ⁻ ), which is the protonated form of the widespread radical CCS. This is the first time that a protonated radical has been detected in a cold dark cloud. Twenty-six hyperfine components from twelve rotational transitions have been observed with the Yebes 40 m and IRAM 30m radio telescop...
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We report the detection in TMC-1 of the cation HCCS+ (3Sigma-), which is the protonated form of the widespread radical CCS. This is the first time that a protonated radical has been detected in a cold dark cloud. Twenty-six hyperfine components from twelve rotational transitions have been observed with the Yebes 40m and IRAM 30m radio telescopes. W...
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We report the first detection in space of the single deuterated isotopologue of methyldiacetylene, CH2DC4H. A total of 12 rotational transitions, with J = 8-12 and Ka = 0 and 1, were identified for this species in TMC-1 in the 31.0-50.4 GHz range using the Yebes 40m radio telescope. The observed frequencies allowed us to obtain, for the first time,...
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We report the detection of the propargyl radical (CH 2 CCH) in the cold dark cloud TMC-1 in the λ 3 mm wavelength band. We recently discovered this species in space toward the same source at a wavelength of λ 8 mm. In those observations, various hyperfine components of the 2 0,2 –1 0,1 rotational transition, at 37.5 GHz, were detected using the Yeb...
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We report the detection of the propargyl radical (CH2CCH) in the cold dark cloud TMC-1 in the lambda 3 mm wavelength band. We recently discovered this species in space toward the same source at a wavelength of lambda 8 mm. In those observations, various hyperfine components of the 2,0,2-1,0,1 rotational transition, at 37.5 GHz, were detected using...
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We report on the detection, for the first time in space, of the radical HCCCO and of pentacarbon monoxide, C 5 O. The derived column densities are (1.6 ± 0.2) × 10 ¹¹ cm ⁻² and (1.5 ± 0.2) × 10 ¹⁰ cm ⁻² , respectively. We have also analysed the data for all the molecular species of the families HC n O and C n O within our QUIJOTE’s line survey. Upp...
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We report on the detection, for the first time in space, of the radical HCCCO and of pentacarbon monoxide, C5O. The derived column densities are (1.6+/-0.2)e11 cm-2 and (1.5+/-0.2)e10 cm-2, respectively. We have also analysed the data for all the molecular species of the families HCnO and CnO within our QUIJOTE line survey. Upper limits are obtaine...
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We report the detection of two isomers of ethynyl cyclopentadiene ( c -C 5 H 5 CCH), namely 1- and 2-ethynyl-1,3-cyclopentadiene, in the direction of TMC-1. We derive column densities of (1.4 ± 0.2) × 10 ¹² cm ⁻² and (2.0 ± 0.4) × 10 ¹² cm ⁻² , respectively, for these two cyclopentadiene derivatives, which imply that they are about ten times less a...
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We report the detection of two isomers of ethynyl cyclopentadiene (c-C5H5CCH), namely 1- and 2-ethynyl-1,3-cyclopentadiene, in the direction of TMC-1. We derive column densities of (1.4 +/- 0.2)e12 cm-2, and (2.0 +/- 0.4)e12 cm-2, respectively, for these two cyclopentadiene derivatives, which imply that they are about ten times less abundant than c...
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We report the first detection in interstellar space of the 3-cyano propargyl radical (CH 2 C 3 N). This species was observed in the cold dark cloud TMC-1 using the Yebes 40m telescope. A total of seven rotational transitions for both ortho-and para-CH 2 C 3 N species were observed in the 31.0-50.4 GHz range. We derive a total column density of (1.6...
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We report the first identification in space of H 2 NC, a high-energy isomer of H 2 CN that has been largely ignored in chemical and astrochemical studies. The observation of various unidentified lines around 72.2 GHz in the cold dark cloud L483 motivated the search and successful detection of additional groups of lines in harmonic relation. Followi...
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We report the detection, for the first time in space, of a new non-functionalised hydrocarbon cycle in the direction of TMC-1: o-C6H4 (ortho-benzyne). We derive a column density for this hydrocarbon cycle of (5 +/- 1)e11 cm-2. The abundance of this species is around 30 times lower than that of cyclopentadiene and indene. We compare the abundance of...
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We report the first identification in space of H2NC, a high-energy isomer of H2CN that has been largely ignored in chemical and astrochemical studies. The observation of various unidentified lines around 72.2 GHz in the cold dark cloud L483 motivated the search for, and successful detection of, additional groups of lines in harmonic relation. After...
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We report the first detection in space of the single deuterated isotopologue of methylcyanoacetylene, CH 2 DC 3 N. A total of 15 rotational transitions, with J = 8–12 and K a = 0 and 1, were identified for this species in TMC-1 in the 31.0–50.4 GHz range using the Yebes 40 m radio telescope. The observed frequencies were used to derive for the firs...
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We report the first detection in space of the cumulene carbon chain l -H 2 C 5 . A total of eleven rotational transitions, with J up = 7−10 and K a = 0 and 1, were detected in TMC-1 in the 31.0–50.4 GHz range using the Yebes 40 m radio telescope. We derived a column density of (1.8 ± 0.5)×10 ¹⁰ cm ⁻² . In addition, we report observations of other c...
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We report the first detection in space of the single deuterated isotopologue of methylcyanoacetylene, CH$_2$DC$_3$N. A total of fifteen rotational transitions, with $J$ = 8-12 and $K_a$ = 0 and 1, were identified for this species in TMC-1 in the 31.0-50.4 GHz range using the Yebes 40m radio telescope. The observed frequencies were used to derive fo...
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We report the first detection in space of the cumulene carbon chain $l$-H$_2$C$_5$. A total of eleven rotational transitions, with $J_{up}$ = 7-10 and $K_a$ = 0 and 1, were detected in TMC-1 in the 31.0-50.4 GHz range using the Yebes 40m radio telescope. We derive a column density of (1.8$\pm$0.5)$\times$10$^{10}$ cm$^{-2}$. In addition, we report...
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We report the detection, for the first time in space, of cyano thioformaldehyde (HCSCN) and propynethial (HCSCCH) towards the starless core TMC-1. Cyano thioformaldehyde presents a series of prominent a - and b -type lines, which are the strongest previously unassigned features in our Q -band line survey of TMC-1. Remarkably, HCSCN is four times mo...
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We report the detection, for the first time in space, of cyano thioformaldehyde (HCSCN) and propynethial (HCSCCH) towards the starless core TMC-1. Cyano thioformaldehyde presents a series of prominent a- and b-type lines, which are the strongest previously unassigned features in our Q-band line survey of TMC-1. Remarkably, HCSCN is four times more...
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We report the detection of the oxygen-bearing complex organic molecules propenal (C 2 H 3 CHO), vinyl alcohol (C 2 H 3 OH), methyl formate (HCOOCH 3 ), and dimethyl ether (CH 3 OCH 3 ) toward the cyanopolyyne peak of the starless core TMC-1. These molecules were detected through several emission lines in a deep Q -band line survey of TMC-1 carried...
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We report the detection for the first time in space of three new pure hydrocarbon cycles in TMC-1: c -C 3 HCCH (ethynyl cyclopropenylidene), c -C 5 H 6 (cyclopentadiene), and c -C 9 H 8 (indene). We derive a column density of 3.1 × 10 ¹¹ cm ⁻² for the first cycle and similar values, in the range (1−2) × 10 ¹³ cm ⁻² , for the second and third. This...
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We report the first detection in space of the two doubly deuterated isotopologues of methyl acetylene. The species CHD 2 CCH and CH 2 DCCD were identified in the dense core L483 through, respectively, nine and eight rotational lines in the 72–116 GHz range using the 30 m telescope of the Institut de Radioastronomie Millimétrique (IRAM). We combined...
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We report the detection for the first time in space of three new pure hydrocarbon cycles in TMC-1: c-C3HCCH (ethynyl cyclopropenylidene), c-C5H6 (cyclopentadiene) and c-C9H8 (indene). We derive a column density of 3.1e11 cm-2 for the former cycle and similar values, in the range (1-2)e13 cm-2, for the two latter molecules. This means that cyclopent...
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We report the detection of the oxygen-bearing complex organic molecules propenal (C2H3CHO), vinyl alcohol (C2H3OH), methyl formate (HCOOCH3), and dimethyl ether (CH3OCH3) toward the cyanopolyyne peak of the starless core TMC-1. These molecules are detected through several emission lines in a deep Q-band line survey of TMC-1 carried out with the Yeb...
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We report the first detection in space of the two doubly deuterated isotopologues of methyl acetylene. The species CHD2CCH and CH2DCCD were identified in the dense core L483 through nine and eight, respectively, rotational lines in the 72-116 GHz range using the IRAM 30m telescope. The astronomical frequencies observed here were combined with labor...
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We report the detection of the sulfur-bearing species NCS, HCCS, H 2 CCS, H 2 CCCS, and C 4 S for the first time in space. These molecules were found towards TMC-1 through the observation of several lines for each species. We also report the detection of C 5 S for the first time in a cold cloud through the observation of five lines in the 31–50 GHz...
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We report the detection of the sulfur-bearing species NCS, HCCS, H2CCS, H2CCCS, and C4S for the first time in space. These molecules were found towards TMC-1 through the observation of several lines for each species. We also report the detection of C5S for the first time in a cold cloud through the observation of five lines in the 31-50 GHz range....
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We present the first identification in interstellar space of the propargyl radical (CH 2 CCH). This species was observed in the cold dark cloud TMC-1 using the Yebes 40 m telescope. The six strongest hyperfine components of the 2 0, 2 –1 0, 1 rotational transition, lying at 37.46 GHz, were detected with signal-to-noise ratios from 4.6 σ to 12.3 σ ....
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We present the first identification in interstellar space of the propargyl radical (CH2CCH). This species was observed in the cold dark cloud TMC-1 using the Yebes 40m telescope. The six strongest hyperfine components of the 2,0,2-1,0,1 rotational transition, lying at 37.46~GHz, were detected with signal-to-noise ratios in the range 4.6-12.3 sigma....
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We present the discovery in TMC-1 of allenyl acetylene, H2CCCHCCH, through the observation of nineteen lines with a signal-to-noise ratio ~4-15. For this species, we derived a rotational temperature of 7 +/- 1 K and a column density of (1.2 +/- 0.2)e13 cm-2. The other well known isomer of this molecule, methyl diacetylene (CH3C4H), has also been ob...
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We present the discovery in TMC-1 of allenyl acetylene, H 2 CCCHCCH, through the observation of nineteen lines with a signal-to-noise ratio ∼4–15. For this species, we derived a rotational temperature of 7 ± 1 K and a column density of 1.2 ± 0.2 × 10 ¹³ cm ⁻² . The other well known isomer of this molecule, methyl diacetylene (CH 3 C 4 H), has also...
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Gas phase Elemental abundances in Molecular CloudS (GEMS) is an IRAM 30m Large Program designed to estimate the S, C, N, and O depletions and gas ionization degree, X(e-), in a set of star-forming filaments of Taurus, Perseus and Orion. Our immediate goal is to build up a complete database of molecular abundances that can serve as an observational...
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We present the discovery in TMC-1 of vinyl acetylene, CH2CHCCH, and the detection, for the first time in a cold dark cloud, of HCCN, HC4N, and CH3CH2CN. A tentative detection of CH3CH2CCH is also reported. The column density of vinyl acetylene is (1.2 +/- 0.2)e13 cm-2, which makes it one of the most abundant closed-shell hydrocarbons detected in TM...
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We present the discovery in TMC-1 of vinyl acetylene, CH 2 CHCCH, and the detection, for the first time in a cold dark cloud, of HCCN, HC 4 N, and CH 3 CH 2 CN. A tentative detection of CH 3 CH 2 CCH is also reported. The column density of vinyl acetylene is (1.2 ± 0.2) × 10 ¹³ cm ⁻² , which makes it one of the most abundant closed-shell hydrocarbo...
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We present Yebes 40 m telescope observations of the three most stable C 4 H 3 N isomers towards the cyanopolyyne peak of TMC-1. We have detected 13 transitions from CH 3 C 3 N (A and E species), 16 lines from CH 2 CCHCN, and 27 lines ( a -type and b -type) from HCCCH 2 CN. We thus provide a robust confirmation of the detection of HCCCH 2 CN and CH...
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We present Yebes 40m telescope observations of the three most stable C4H3N isomers towards the cyanopolyyne peak of TMC-1. We have detected 13 transitions from CH3C3N (A and E species), 16 lines from CH2CCHCN, and 27 lines (a-type and b-type) from HCCCH2CN. We thus provide a robust confirmation of the detection of HCCCH2CN and CH2CCHCN in space. We...
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We report the detection in TMC-1 of the protonated form of C 3 S. The discovery of the cation HC 3 S ⁺ was carried through the observation of four harmonically related lines in the Q band using the Yebes 40 m radiotelescope, and is supported by accurate ab initio calculations and laboratory measurements of its rotational spectrum. We derive a colum...
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Our observations of TMC-1 with the Yebes 40 m radio telescope in the 31.0–50.3 GHz range allowed us to detect a group of unidentified lines, showing a complex line pattern indicative of an open-shell species. The observed frequencies of these lines and the similarity of the spectral pattern with that of the 2 0, 2 –1 0, 1 rotational transition of H...
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Using the Yebes 40m and IRAM 30m radiotelescopes, we detected two series of harmonically related lines in space that can be fitted to a symmetric rotor. The lines have been seen towards the cold dense cores TMC-1, L483, L1527, and L1544. High level of theory ab initio calculations indicate that the best possible candidate is the acetyl cation, CH3C...
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We report the detection in TMC-1 of the protonated form of C3S. The discovery of the cation HC3S+ was carried through the observation of four harmonically related lines in the Q band using the Yebes 40m radiotelescope, and is supported by accurate ab initio calculations and laboratory measurements of its rotational spectrum. We derive a column dens...
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Using the Yebes 40m and IRAM 30m radiotelescopes, we detected two series of harmonically related lines in space that can be fitted to a symmetric rotor. The lines have been seen towards the cold dense cores TMC-1, L483, L1527, and L1544. High level of theory ab initio calculations indicate that the best possible candidate is the acetyl cation, CH3C...
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CS is among the most abundant gas-phase S-bearing molecules in cold dark molecular clouds. It is easily observable with several transitions in the millimeter wavelength range, and has been widely used as a tracer of the gas density in the interstellar medium in our Galaxy and external galaxies. Chemical models fail to account for the observed CS ab...
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Using the Yebes 40m and IRAM 30m radio telescopes, we detected a series of harmonically related lines with a rotational constant B0=4460.590 +/- 0.001 MHz and a distortion constant D0=0.511 +/- 0.005 kHz towards the cold dense core TMC-1. High-level-of-theory ab initio calculations indicate that the best possible candidate is protonated tricarbon m...
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Using the Yebes 40m radio telescope, we report the detection of a series of seven lines harmonically related with a rotational constant B0=1295.81581 +/- 0.00026 MHz and a distortion constant D0=27.3 +/- 0.5 Hz towards the cold dense cloud TMC-1. Ab initio calculations indicate that the best possible candidates are the cations HC5NH+ and NC4NH+. Fr...