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Compressed Magnetic Field in the Magnetically Regulated Global Collapsing Clump of G9.62+0.19 SCI
  • Tie Liu;김기태;ShengYuan Liu;Archana soam;Evans, Neal J. II;강성주;Mika Juvela;Qizhou Zhang;Yuefang Wu;Pak Shing Li;Harriet Parsons;Paul F. Goldsmith;YuNung Su;Kenichi Tatematsu;ShengLi Qin;Guido Garay;Tomoya Hirota;Jan Wouterloot;HueiRu Chen;Sarah Graves;Di Li;Diego Mardones;Mark G. Rawlings;Zhiyuan Ren;Ke Wang
  • 2018-12-10
  • THE ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL LETTERS 869 1 : L5-1~L5-6
How stellar feedback from high-mass stars (e.g., H ii regions) influences the surrounding interstellar medium and regulates new star formation is still unclear. To address this question, we observed the G9.62+0.19 complex in 850 μm continuum with the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope/POL-2 polarimeter. An ordered magnetic field has been discovered in its youngest clump, the G9.62 clump. The magnetic field strength is determined to be ~1 mG. Magnetic field plays a larger role than turbulence in supporting the clump. However, the G9.62 clump is still unstable against gravitational collapse even if thermal, turbulent, and magnetic field support are taken into account together. The magnetic field segments in the outskirts of the G9.62 clump seem to point toward the clump center, resembling a dragged-in morphology, indicating that the clump is likely undergoing magnetically regulated global collapse. However, the magnetic field in its central region is aligned with the shells of the photodissociation regions and is approximately parallel to the ionization (or shock) front, indicating that the magnetic field therein is likely compressed by the expanding H ii regions that formed in the same complex.