Magnetic fields are common throughout our Milky Way Galaxy and play an important function in all characteristics of interstellar medium. However, concerns like how Solar- type stars form out of allured molecular clouds, whether the function of electromagnetic fields modifications at different scales and densities of molecular clouds, and what aspects can alter the morphology of electromagnetic fields in low-mass thick cores still stay uncertain.
A brand-new research study led byDr Eswaraiah Chakali fromProf LI Di’s research study group at the National Astronomical Observatories of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (NAOC) has actually partly addressed these concerns. The research study exposes the varied electromagnetic field morphologies in Solar- type star forming cores in the Taurus B213 area.
This research study was just recently released in The Astrophysical Journal Letters
The scientists utilized high-resolution and delicate 850- micron dust emission polarization information gotten by the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope (JCMT) utilizing the SCUBA-2 electronic camera in addition to the POL-2 polarimeter.
The observations were performed as a part of a big worldwide program called B-fields In STar-forming Region Observations (RESTAURANT).
“Although formed out of the same filamentary cloud, Taurus/B213, among the three dense cores having more polarization measurements, only one remembers the relatively uniform large-scale magnetic field threading the parental cloud,” statedDr Eswaraiah Chakali, lead author of the research study.
This remains in contrast to expectations based upon the theory that electromagnetic fields manage star development. If a massive electromagnetic field controls throughout cloud build-up, core collapse, and star development, the mean position angle of the electromagnetic field need to be comparable throughout different spatial scales.
Further analysis of the gas speed gradient exposed that the kinematics due to gas accretion streams onto the adult filament might have modified the electromagnetic field setup.
“Even in the presence of substantial magnetic flux, local physical conditions can significantly affect magnetic field morphology and their role in star formation,” statedProf LI Di, co-corresponding author of the research study.
“Our current observations represent one of the deepest sub-millimeter polarimetry images ever taken using a single dish telescope toward a Galactic region,” statedProf QIU Keping of Nanjing University, co-PI of the RESTAURANT task and a coauthor of the research study.
Prof LI Di likewise highlighted “more comprehensive analyses, in combination with Planck data and stellar polarimetry, may give more insights into the evolution of magnetic fields in this stereotypical low-mass star-forming region.”
Reference: “The JCMT BISTRO Survey: Revealing the Diverse Magnetic Field Morphologies in Taurus Dense Cores with Sensitive Submillimeter Polarimetry” by Chakali Eswaraiah, Di Li, Ray S. Furuya, Tetsuo Hasegawa, Derek Ward-Thompson, Keping Qiu, Nagayoshi Ohashi, Kate Pattle, Sarah Sadavoy, Charles L. H. Hull, David Berry, Yasuo Doi, Tao-Chung Ching, Shih-Ping Lai, Jia-Wei Wang, Patrick M. Koch, Jungmi Kwon, Woojin Kwon, Pierre Bastien, Doris Arzoumanian, Simon Coud é, Archana Soam, Lapo Fanciullo, Hsi-Wei Yen, Junhao Liu, Thiem Hoang, Wen Ping Chen, Yoshito Shimajiri, Tie Liu, Zhiwei Chen, Hua- bai Li, A-Ran Lyo, Jihye Hwang, Doug Johnstone, Ramprasad Rao, Nguyen Bich Ngoc, Pham Ngoc Diep, Steve Mairs, Harriet Parsons, Motohide Tamura, Mehrnoosh Tahani, Huei-Ru Vivien Chen, Fumitaka Nakamura, Hiroko Shinnaga, Ya-Wen Tang, Jungyeon Cho, Chang Won Lee, Shu- ichiro Inutsuka, Tsuyoshi Inoue, Kazunari Iwasaki, Lei Qian, Jinjin Xie, Dalei Li, Hong-Li Liu, Chuan-Peng Zhang, Mike Chen, Guoyin Zhang, Lei Zhu, Jianjun Zhou, Philippe Andr é, Sheng-Yuan Liu, Jinghua Yuan, Xing Lu, Nicolas Peretto, Tyler L. Bourke, Do-Young Byun, Sophia Dai, Yan Duan, Hao-Yuan Duan, David Eden, Brenda Matthews, Jason Fiege, Laura M. Fissel, Kee-Tae Kim, Chin-Fei Lee, Jongsoo Kim, Tae-Soo Pyo, Yunhee Choi, Minho Choi, Antonio Chrysostomou, Eun Jung Chung, Le Ngoc Tram, Erica Franzmann, Per Friberg, Rachel Friesen, Gary Fuller, Tim Gledhill, Sarah Graves, Jane Greaves, Matt Griffin, Qilao Gu, Ilseung Han, Jennifer Hatchell, Saeko Hayashi, Martin Houde, Koji Kawabata, Il-Gyo Jeong, Ji- hyun Kang, Sung- ju Kang, Miju Kang, Akimasa Kataoka, Francisca Kemper, Mark Rawlings, Jonathan Rawlings, Brendan Retter, John Richer, Andrew Rigby, Hiro Saito, Giorgio Savini, Anna Scaife, Masumichi Seta, Gwanjeong Kim, Kyoung Hee Kim, Mi-Ryang Kim, Florian Kirchschlager, Jason Kirk, Masato I. N. Kobayashi, Vera Konyves, Takayoshi Kusune, Kevin Lacaille, Chi-Yan Law, Sang-Sung Lee, Yong-Hee Lee, Masafumi Matsumura, Gerald Moriarty-Schieven, Tetsuya Nagata, Hiroyuki Nakanishi, Takashi Onaka, Geumsook Park, Xindi Tang, Kohji Tomisaka, Yusuke Tsukamoto, Serena Viti, Hongchi Wang, Anthony Whitworth, Hyunju Yoo, Hyeong-Sik Yun, Tetsuya Zenko, Yapeng Zhang, Ilse de Looze, C. Darren Dowell, Stewart Eyres, Sam Falle, Jean-Fran çois Robitaille and Sven van Loo, 10 May 2021, The Astrophysical Journal Letters
DOI: 10.3847/2041-8213/ abeb1c