BIO Web of Conferences
Volume 2, 2014EPOV 2012: From Planets to Life – Colloquium of the CNRS Interdisciplinary Initiative “Planetary Environments and Origins of Life”
|Number of page(s)||2|
|Section||Primitiv Materials, Fossil Materials|
|Published online||18 February 2014|
Complex molecules in the Orion Kleinmann-Low nebula
1 CNRS & Univ. Bordeaux, LAB, UMR 5804, F-33270 Floirac, France
2 Dept. of Astronomy, Univ. Michigan, 500 Church St., Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
3 Observatoire de Paris, LERMA,CNRS, 61 Av. De l’Observatoire, 75014 Paris, France
4 PHLAM, Univ. Lille1, UMR 8523, 59655 Villeneuve d’Ascq Cedex, France
5 IRAM,Domaine Universitaire, 300 rue de la Piscine, 38400 St Martin d’Hères, France
In the framework of the delivery to the early Earth of extraterrestrial molecules, we have studied complex molecular species toward the Orion Kleinmann-Low nebula. This nebula is rich in molecules as well as in nascent stars and planetary systems. We focus here on HCOOCH3, CH3OCH3 and deuterated methanol. Upper limits on species of prebiotic interest like glycine were also obtained.
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