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2003AJ....125.3208J - Astron. J., 125, 3208-3212 (2003/June-0)

Grain alignment and the magnetic field geometry in the filamentary dark cloud GF 9.

JONES T.J.

Abstract (from CDS):

We present measurements of the interstellar polarization at 1.65 µm of stars shining through the filamentary dark cloud GF 9. Unlike many dark clouds, the interstellar polarization through GF 9 increases significantly with increasing extinction through the cloud. We find the magnetic field geometry in GF 9-core is very smooth, in agreement with results from far-infrared polarimetry by Clemens, Kraemer, & Ciardi (published in 1999). Our much more limited results for GF 9-filament are consistent with a disordered field, also in agreement with the far-infrared polarimetry. Comparison of the near-infrared and far-infrared position angles suggests that there is a moderate rotation in the projected magnetic field direction from the exterior to the interior of GF 9-core.

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Journal keyword(s): ISM: Magnetic Fields

Nomenclature: Table 1: [J2003] AN (Nos C1-C6, F1-F3).

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