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Fragmentary structure in the L1551 molecular outflow

Parker, Nicholas D. and White, Glenn J. (1991). Fragmentary structure in the L1551 molecular outflow. In: Fragmentation of Molecular Clouds and Star Formation, 12-16 June 1990, Grenoble, France, p. 480.

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Abstract

We have obtained a high resolution map of the 12CO J=3-2 emission in the vicinity of HH102 in the L1551 molecular outflow. The data reveal the presence of several bright clumps within the thin shell of low-velocity blue-shifted outflowing gas. There is evidence for further fragmentation in the clumps, as signified by the high derived excitation temperatures and low beam-filling factors. The region of peculiarly energetic activity asociated with HH102 concides with the projected location of impact of a radio jet from IRS56 with the dense ambient gas surrounding the outflow cavity.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 1991 International Astronomical Union
Extra Information: Fragmentation of Molecular Cluds and Star Formation
Proceedings of the 147th Symposium of the International Astronomical Union
Edited by E. Falgarone, F. Boulanger & G. Duvert
Kluwer Academic Publishers
ISBN 0-7923-1158-2
pp.480-481
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Physical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Item ID: 33340
Depositing User: Glenn White
Date Deposited: 25 May 2012 08:59
Last Modified: 25 May 2012 21:49
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/33340
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