First Extragalactic Detection of HCN

L. J. Rickard, B. E. Turner, P. Palmer, M. Morris, and B. Zuckerman,
Observations of extragalactic molecules. II - HCN and CS,
Astrophys. J. 214, 390-393 (1977).

Source(s): NGC253, M82
Facility: NRAO 11m
Comment: CS was searched for but remained undetected here.


First Extragalactic Detection of H13CN

R. Mauersberger and C. Henkel
Dense gas in nearby galaxies. IV - The detection of N2H+, SiO, H13CO+, H13CN, and HN13C,
Astron. Astrophys. 245, 457-466 (1991).

Source(s): NGC253
Facility: IRAM 30m


First Extragalactic Detection of DCN

Y.-N. Chin, C. Henkel, T. J. Millar, J. B. Whiteoak, and R. Mauersberger, R.
Molecular abundances in the Magellanic Clouds. II. Deuterated species in the LMC,
Astron. Astrophys. 312, L33-L36 (1996).

Source(s): LMC
Facility: SEST 15m


First Extragalactic Detection of HC15N

Y.-N. Chin, C. Henkel, N. Langer, and R. Mauersberger
The Detection of Extragalactic 15N: Consequences for Nitrogen Nucleosynthesis and Chemical Evolution ,
Astrophys. J. 512, L143-L146 (1999).

Source(s): LMC
Facility: SEST 15m


Contributor(s): S. Thorwirth; 09/2005