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magnesium lines

(Mg lines)
(spectral lines specific to magnesium)

Magnesium absorption lines are detected in the interstellar medium (including in distant galaxies), in some clouds formed from it, and in stars. Among the lines:

Some are used to determine the kinematics of gas clouds through analysis of the spectral line shape.


(lines,spectrum)
Further reading:
https://physics.nist.gov/PhysRefData/Handbook/Tables/magnesiumtable2.htm
http://astronomy.nmsu.edu/cwc/Research/MgIIreview/mgii-over.html
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2018A%26A...617A..62F/abstract
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2013A%26A...555A..90G/abstract
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014PASP..126..969B/abstract

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