VLT integral field spectroscopy of embedded protostars: Using near-infrared emission lines as tracers of accretion and outflow

Davis, Chris J. and Cervantes, B. and Nisini, Brunella and Giannini, Teresa and Takami, Michihiro and Whelan, Emma Teresa and Smith, Michael D. and Ray, Thomas P. and Chrysostomou, Antonio C. and Pyo, Tae-Soo (2011) VLT integral field spectroscopy of embedded protostars: Using near-infrared emission lines as tracers of accretion and outflow. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 528 . p. 15897. ISSN 0004-6361. (doi:https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201015897) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

Aims. We present near-infrared spectroscopy of the forbidden emission line (FEL) and molecular hydrogen emission line (MHEL) regions at the bases of Herbig-Haro (HH) jets from seven embedded protostars: SVS 13 (the HH 7-11 progenitor), HH 26-IRS, HH 34-IRS, HH 72-IRS, HH 83-IRS, HH 300-IRS (IRAS 04239+2436) and HH 999-IRS (IRAS 06047-1117) Methods. The integral field spectrograph, SINFONI, on the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) was used to characterise jet parameters in these formative regions, where the jets are collimated and accelerated.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: shock waves ; stars ; formation ; protostars ; Herbig-Haro objects ; ISM ; jets and outflows ; mass-loss
Subjects: Q Science > QB Astronomy > QB460 Astrophysics
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Physical Sciences > Centre for Astrophysics and Planetary Sciences
Depositing User: Giles Tarver
Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2015 15:50 UTC
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2015 09:11 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/50085 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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