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Massive star-formation toward G28.87+0.07
Li, JJ ; Moscadelli, L ; Cesaroni, R ; Furuya, RS ; Xu, Y ; Usuda, T ; Menten, KM ; Pestalozzi, M ; Elia, D ; Schisano, E 
2012
Source PublicationSolar and Stellar Astrophysics
Volume749Issue:1Pages:47
AbstractWe used the Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) and the European VLBI Network (EVN) to perform phase-referenced VLBI observations of the three most powerful maser transitions associated with the high-mass star-forming region G28.87+0.07: the 22.2 GHz H$_{2}$O, 6.7 GHz CH$_{3}$OH, and 1.665 GHz OH lines. We also performed VLA observations of the radio continuum emission at 1.3 and 3.6 cm and Subaru observations of the continuum emission at 24.5 $\mu$m. Two centimeter continuum sources are detected and one of them (named "HMC") is compact and placed at the center of the observed distribution of H$_{2}$O, CH$_{3}$OH and OH masers. The bipolar distribution of line-of-sight (l.o.s) velocities and the pattern of the proper motions suggest that the water masers are driven by a (proto)stellar jet interacting with the dense circumstellar gas. The same jet could both excite the centimeter continuum source named "HMC" (interpreted as free-free emission from shocked gas) and power the molecular outflow observed at larger scales -- although one cannot exclude that the free-free continuum is rather originating from a hypercompact \ion{H}{2} region. At 24.5 $\mu$m, we identify two objects separated along the north-south direction, whose absolute positions agree with those of the two VLA continuum sources. We establish that $\sim$90% of the luminosity of the region ($\sim$\times10^{5} L_\sun$) is coming from the radio source "HMC", which confirms the existence of an embedded massive young stellar object (MYSO) exciting the masers and possibly still undergoing heavy accretion from the surrounding envelope.
Subject AreaAstronomy & Astrophysics
Document Type期刊论文
Identifierhttp://libir.pmo.ac.cn/handle/332002/8119
Collection紫金山天文台青海观测站
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Li, JJ,Moscadelli, L,Cesaroni, R,et al. Massive star-formation toward G28.87+0.07[J]. Solar and Stellar Astrophysics,2012,749(1):47.
APA Li, JJ.,Moscadelli, L.,Cesaroni, R.,Furuya, RS.,Xu, Y.,...&Schisano, E .(2012).Massive star-formation toward G28.87+0.07.Solar and Stellar Astrophysics,749(1),47.
MLA Li, JJ,et al."Massive star-formation toward G28.87+0.07".Solar and Stellar Astrophysics 749.1(2012):47.
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