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A search for polarization in radio recombination lines

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We have attempted to detect linear polarization in carbon and hydrogen 76α radio recombination lines from the Hii region NGC 2024. The upper limits set by these measurements are briefly discussed.

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Harwit, M., Churchwell, E. & Walmsley, M. A search for polarization in radio recombination lines. Astrophys Space Sci 66, 487–490 (1979). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00650020

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  • Hydrogen
  • Recombination
  • Linear Polarization
  • Recombination Line
  • Radio Recombination Line