Gaseous atomic nickel in the coma of interstellar comet 2I/Borisov

Gaseous atomic nickel in the coma of interstellar comet 2I/Borisov

Nature, Published online: 19 May 2021; doi:10.1038/s41586-021-03485-4

Atomic nickel vapour is found in the cold coma of the interstellar comet 2I/Borisov at a distance of 2.3 astronomical units, equivalent to an equilibrium temperature of 180 kelvin.Gaseous atomic nickel in the coma of interstellar comet 2I/Borisov
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