Observation of Magnetic Field Structure Around Newly Formed Stars

  • R. F. Warren-Smith
  • P. W. Draper
  • S. M. Scarrott
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The Serpens Object (RA=18:27:24, Dec=1°12′40″) is an optical bipolar reflection nebula situated in a molecular cloud in Serpens which is undergoing an active phase of low-mass star formation [1]. The optical nebulosity results from light escaping into the surrounding dusty medium through cavities produced by a bipolar outflow from the illuminating star SVS2 [1,2]. SVS2 appears to be a very young object [3] and is still surrounded by recognisable remnants of the protostellar condensation from which it has formed.


Molecular Cloud Spiral Structure Circular Pattern Toroidal Magnetic Field Magnetic Field Structure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. F. Warren-Smith
    • 1
  • P. W. Draper
    • 1
  • S. M. Scarrott
    • 1
  1. 1.Physics DepartmentThe UniversityDurhamUK

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