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2012ApJ...745L..30W - Astrophys. J., 745, L30 (2012/February-1)

Protostellar outflow heating in a growing massive protocluster.

WANG K., ZHANG Q., WU Y., LI H.-B. and ZHANG H.

Abstract (from CDS):

The dense molecular clump P1 in the infrared dark cloud complex G28.34+0.06 harbors a massive protostellar cluster at its extreme youth. Our previous Submillimeter Array observations revealed several jet-like CO outflows emanating from the protostars, indicative of intense accretion and potential interaction with ambient natal materials. Here, we present the Expanded Very Large Array spectral line observations toward P1 in the NH3(J,K) = (1,1), (2,2), (3,3) lines, as well as H2 O and class I CH3OH masers. Multiple NH3transitions reveal the heated gas widely spread in the 1 pc clump. The temperature distribution is highly structured; the heated gas is offset from the protostars, and morphologically matches the outflows very well. Hot spots of spatially compact, spectrally broad NH3(3,3) emission features are also found coincident with the outflows. A weak NH3(3,3) maser is discovered at the interface between an outflow jet and the ambient gas. These findings suggest that protostellar heating may not be effective in suppressing fragmentation during the formation of massive cores.

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Journal keyword(s): ISM: individual: G28.34+0.06 - ISM: jets and outflows - ISM: magnetic fields - masers - stars: early-type - stars: formation

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