Proc. IAU volume 13, issue S332, P95-102 2017 DOI: 10.1017/s1743921317007050 View full text
M. A. Cordiner, J. C. Lai, N. A. Teanby, C. A. Nixon, M. Y. Palmer, S. B. Charnley, A. E. Thelen, E. M. Molter, Z. Kisiel, V. Vuitton, P. G. J. Irwin, M. J. Mumma

Abstract: AbstractResults are presented from our ongoing studies of Titan using ALMA during the period 2012-2015, including a confirmation of the previous detection of vinyl cyanide (C2H3CN), as well as the first spatial map for this species on Titan. Simultaneous mapping of HC3N, CH3CN and C2H5CN reveal characteristic abundance patterns for each species that provide insight into their individual photochemical lifetimes, and help inform our understanding of Titan’s unique, time-variable atmospheric chemistry and global …

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