Gómez de Castro, Ana Inés (1993) Subarcsecond images of CW-Tauri - constraints on disk size and jet formation. Astrophysical journal, 412 (1, Part 2). pp. 43-46. ISSN 0004-637X
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Official URL: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1993ApJ...412L..43G
Subarcsecond spatial resolution images in the [S II] and [N II] + Halpha emission lines of the T Tauri star (TTS) CW Tau are presented. It is shown that CW Tau has a jet that extends up to 2.2'' (300 AU) from the star in the direction P.A. = 144-degrees. The jet emits strongly in [S II], and it is already collimated at 1.3'' (176 AU) from the star. The images also indicate that CW Tau is extended in the east-west direction and that the jet is slightly shifted to the east. This suggests that CW Tau may be a binary with the two components separated 0.20'' (28 AU). The observations are compared with the theoretical models proposed for the production of forbidden line emission regions (FLERs) and protostellar jets.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Young stellar objects; France-Hawaii telescope; high-resolution camera; circumstellar disks; forbidden-line; Stars, formation; stars, individual (cw-tauri, fm-tauri, v773-tauri); stars, pre-main-sequence|
|Subjects:||Sciences > Mathematics > Astronomy|
|Deposited On:||27 Sep 2012 08:45|
|Last Modified:||27 Sep 2012 08:45|
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