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Methylidyne

(CH, C-H, [CH], Carbyne, Hydridocarbon, Methyladyne)
(compound of one carbon and one hydrogen atom)

Methylidyne (CH) is a compound of one Carbon (C) and one Hydrogen (H) atom. It is highly reactive, but exists in gas form in the Interstellar Medium (ISM), and can be identified through Spectroscopy.

A CH Star is a star with strong CH-Absorption bands in the spectra, often in Binary Stars.


(carbon,hydrogen,compound,chemistry)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methylidyne_radical

Referenced by:
G Band

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