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Session 50 - Molecular Outflows, Stellar Jets, and Herbig-Haro Objects.
Display session, Tuesday, January 14
We have observed the molecular outflow associated with the HH 111 optical jet at 6\arcsec resolution in the CO J=1-0 transition using the BIMA millimeter array. Both the CO kinematics and morphology show a striking hollow tubular structure surrounding the optical jet. The molecular gas outflow appears directed along the walls of the structure, accelerating from 8 to 24 km s^-1 in less than 1\arcmin. These observations strengthen the evidence for a direct connection between optical jets and molecular outflows. We discuss mechanisms for accelerating the molecular gas.
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