ISO Detection of Deuterium
Date: 03 March 1999
Depicts: Detection of Deuterium
Copyright: Spectra: ESA/ISO/LWS and E. Dishoeck, C. Wright (Leiden University) et al.
Optical image: NASA/ESA/HST and O'Dell and S.K. Wong (Rice University).
Using ESA's Infrared Space Observatory (ISO), an international team led by Chris Wright and Ewine van Dishoeck (Leiden University Observatory, The
Netherlands), have detected for the first time the element deuterium in an active star forming region, in the Orion Nebula about 1500 light-years away.
Last Update: 1 September 2019