# IDENTIFICATION OF MORE INTERSTELLAR C 60 + ?> BANDS

@article{Walker2015IDENTIFICATIONOM,
title={IDENTIFICATION OF MORE INTERSTELLAR C 60 + ?> BANDS},
author={G. A. H. Walker and David Bohlender and John Paul Maier and Ewen K Campbell},
journal={The Astrophysical Journal Letters},
year={2015},
volume={812}
}
• Published 23 September 2015
• Physics
• The Astrophysical Journal Letters
Based on gas-phase laboratory spectra at 6 K, Campbell et al. confirmed that the diffuse interstellar bands (DIBs) at 9632.7 and 9577.5 Å are due to absorption by the fullerene ion C 60 + . ?> They also reported the detection of two other, weaker bands at 9428.5 and 9365.9 Å. These lie in spectral regions heavily contaminated by telluric water vapor lines. We acquired CFHT ESPaDOnS spectra of HD 183143 close to the zenith and chopped with a nearby standard to correct for the telluric line…
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